|205 kg poppy straw recovered, two narcotic smugglers arrested|
|Early Times Report|
UDHAMPUR, Jan 12: Udhampur police today recovered a consignment of 205 kg of contraband substance (poppy straw) from narcotic smugglers at Udhampur.
Giving details Rajiv Pandey, SSP Udhampur said that based on reliable information, a party of PS Udhampur led by inspector Sanjeev Singh Chib SHO Udhampur under the supervision of Zahid Saif Wani, DySP HQ laid a naka at Jakheni, Udhampur for checking of vehicles. During naka checking, police party stopped one truck bearing registration number GJ 2Z 0549 which was subjected to thorough search. During search of said vehicle, 205 kg poppy straw was recovered from it, he added. The narcotic smugglers namely Sameer Ahmed son of Bashir Ahmed of Desa, Doda along with Mohd Farooq son of Bashir Ahmed of Mahore, Reasi were arrested on the spot and the vehicle was also seized.
In this connection, a case FIR No. 17/19 U/S 8/15 NDPS stands registered in PS Udhampur and further investigation of the case taken up. With this consignment, Udhampur Police succeeded in the recovery of 12 Kg 965 grams of Charas and 315 Kg Poppy Straw during current week.