360 kg poppy husk seized in Kathua

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Jammu: Two trucks, transporting a total of 360 kg of poppy husk, were seized in Kathua district of Jammu, officials said on Sunday.
Excise department sleuths, along with the police, intercepted the Punjab-bound trucks at Lakhanpur area on Saturday evening, they added.
While 300 kg of poppy husk was recovered from a truck laden with garlic, another 60 kg was recovered from the other vehicle, the officials said adding that the drivers managed to escape taking advantage of the darkness. A case under NDPS Act was registered and further investigation is on, the officials said.