Punjab driver held with poppy in Budgam
Srinagar : Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a drug peddler in Budgam district of central Kashmir.
Balvinder Singh of Hoshiarpur, Punjab was arrested after approximately 4 kilograms of poppy straw was recovered from his truck during routine checking of vehicles, a police spokesman said.
An official said a truck (bearing registration No. JK02T 8625) was intercepted during routine checking at Alipora in Chadoora sub-division.
“A case FIR No 76/2018 under section 08/15 NDPS Act was registered in Police Station Chadoora and investigation taken up,” the spokesman added.