17-kg poppy seized from vehicle in Ramban; 1 held
Banihal/Jammu, Sep 12 (PTI) A tanker driver was arrested after 17 kilograms of poppy was seized from his vehicle in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, officials said.
A police party intercepted a gas tanker on Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Chanderkote area. During its search, 17 kilograms of poppy concealed in a aplastic bag and hidden under a seat was recovered, they said.
The driver, Mushtaq Ahmad, was arrested, officials said, adding he disclosed that he was carrying the contraband from Srinagar for smuggling, the officials said.