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J-K: 40 kg poppy seized in Kathua

Devdiscourse News Desk jammu Last Updated at 07-12-2018 17:04:06 IST India

A truck carrying 40 kgs of poppy was seized Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police party intercepted the truck at Lakhanpur area and recovered five boxes containing poppy, they said.

The truck was on its way to Punjab, police said, adding that the driver, Avtar Singh of Jagraon, Ludhiana, was arrested.

A case was registered under the NDPS Act, police said.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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