Drug peddler arrested with 72 kg poppy
Jammu, May 16: A suspected drug peddler was arrested here after 72.5 kg poppy was found in his vehicle during a routine checking, police said Thursday.
The vehicle was intercepted at TCP Nagrota here on Wednesday night, they said.
The driver, identified as Farooq Ahmed, a resident of Anantnag district, was arrested after the poppy was found in the vehicle, officials said.
A case has been registered and an investigation is underway, they said.