Jammu: A man has been arrested and 10 kilograms of poppy was seized from him in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, police said on Saturday.
The accused was identified as Ajmeer Singh, a resident of Kathua district’s Rajbagh area, they said.
During routine checking of vehicles, a police party led by station house officer (SHO), Ramban, Vijay Kotwal intercepted a truck near Shan Palace in Ramban on Friday night, the police said.
A search of the vehicle led to the recovery of 10 kgs of poppy from the cabin, they said.
The truck driver was taken into custody, they said.
A case has been registered and investigation is underway to nab others involved in the smuggling of contraband drugs.