175 Kilogram Narcotics Recovered, Drug Peddler Held

JAMMU

Continuing its War against Drugs, SOG Jammu district today achieved a success by recovering 175 kilogram poppy straw and arrested the narcotic smuggler who was carrying the contraband to outside the state in a truck at Nagrota this evening.

Sleuths of Component Police in association with Police party of Nagrota laid a joint naka at Nagrota . During checking of vehicles, one Apple Truck bearing registration No. JK13A/4029  was stopped and during comprehensive search of the said vehicle, 175 kilograms of Poppy Straw which was concealed in bags and specially designed chambers inside the body of vehicle was recovered . The drug peddler identified as Nitin Sharma (30 yrs.) S/O Baldev Raj R/O Vill. Dablehar Teh. R. S. Pura was arrested and case FIR No. 36/19 U/S 8/15 NDPS Act was registered at P/S Nagrota.

The whole exercise was closely monitored by SSP SOG Jammu, SSP Sandeep Mehta and was carried out under the supervision of SSP Jammu, Tejinder Singh .