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Man arrested with 10 kgs of ‘Nag Chatri’

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Jammu, Sep 01: Police and Forest department officials Saturday arrested a man and recovered 10 kgs of banned rare medicinal herb ‘Nag Chatri’ from his possession in Jammu city.

A team of police and forest department officials, during a surprise check, intercepted the man, a senior forest department official said.

They recovered 10 kg Nag Chatri (Trillium govanianum), he said, adding a case has been registered.

The sale and purchase of Nag Chatri is prohibited in Jammu and Kashmir, he said.

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