Man held with 10 kg poppy in Ramban

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.

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