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600 kg poppy seized from truck in Samba, 1 held

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Jammu: Police on Friday seized about 600 kilogram of poppy packed in apple boxes from a truck in Samba district, officials said.

A police party during routine checking intercepted a truck at Sidco Morh area on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, they said.

During its search, about 600 kilogram of poppy was found hidden inside 98 apple boxes, they said, adding the contraband was seized and the vehicle driver arrested.

The truck had come from south Kashmir’s Anantnag district and was heading towards Punjab, the officials

A case has been registered and further investigation is going on, they said.


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