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Two arrested with 43-kg poppy in J&K

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Jammu, March 12: The Jammu and Kashmir police today arrested two persons in Udhampur district for allegedly possessing 43kg of poppy.

Acting on a tip-off, a police party intercepted a Punjab-bound truck in Roundomail area of the district, a police officer said.

Around 43.5kg of poppy, recovered from the vehicle, was seized. Both the accused -- Surinder Singh, alias Shinda, and Navpreet Singh -- were arrested on the spot, the officer said.

A case has been registered against the duo and further investigation is on, he added.

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