Trucker arrested with haul of poppy straw in Jammu

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Jammu: Jammu Police on Tuesday arrested a truck driver with a haul of poppy straw in Narwal area here.
Police spokesman said that a Police Party headed by In-charge Police Post, Narwal Sub Inspector Vikas Jasrotia along with Magistrate conducted checking of a truck (JK03C-8405) and found 702 kg of poppy straw from the vehicle, which was concealed under the empty plastic crates.
The truck driver namely Parvez Ahmed Ganie of Murran, Pulwama was arrested on the spot while a case under NDPS Act was registered and investigation started.
Jammu Police have sought cooperation from the public especially the youth in the eradication of this Drug Menace and have also circulated numbers (9086100100) or dial 100 for sharing information while identity of the informer shall not be disclosed.