1,100 kg poppy straw seized in Kathua
Jammu, May 29 (PTI) Around 1,100 kg of poppy straw was seized from a car near a toll post at Lakhanpur in Kathua district by the Jammu and Kashmir Excise Department officials here.
Acting on a tip-off, sleuths from the department intercepted a vehicle, which was on its way to Delhi from Srinagar, and recovered 45 poppy straw-laden bags concealed beneath vegetables yesterday, officials said.
The contraband was handed over to Inspector Excise Sub-Range Kathua for further proceedings under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPSA), they added.
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