Drug peddlers arrested with 17-kg poppy straw in Jammu

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Jammu: Police on Tuesday arrested two drug peddlers with contraband of poppy straw in Gangyal area here on city outskirts.
Police spokesman said that during naka checking at Kunjwani Chowk, one truck was intercepted and on searching, 17 kg of poppy straw was recovered.
He added that the driver and his associates identified as Veer Davinder Singh of Dashmesh Nagar, Barnala, Punjab and Jaspal Singh of Prem Nagar, Raikot, Barnala, Punjab were arrested on the spot after 17-kg poppy straw was recovered from their possession.
A case under NDPS Act was registered and investigation started.