Trucker, helper arrested with 8.8-kg poppy straw on Jammu outskirts

Jammu: Police on Wednesday arrested a trucker and his helper with a contraband of poppy straw in Jhajjar Kotli area here on city outskirts.
Official spokesman said that a police party from Jhajjar Kotli Police Station during checking at Suketar stopped one Truck and when searched, 8.82-kg of Poppy Straw (Bhukki) was recovered.
Smugglers identified as Brij Kumar of Village Kullewal, Teh Ghar Shankar, Hosiyarpur, Punjab and Jai Deep of Bora, Teh Ghar Shankar, Punjab was arrested on the spot.
A case has been registered and investigation started, police added.