Trucker nabbed with 12 Kg poppy straw


RAMBAN: Police on Sunday foiled a narcotic smuggling bid at Jawahar Tunnel Banihal by arresting a smuggler with 12 Kg poppy straw.
As per details, a party of Police Post Jawahar Tunnel Banihal while Naka checking, intercepted a Truck (PB02R 0067) for checking. During search, 12 Kg of Poppy Straw was recovered from the vehicle. The accused driver, who disclosed his identity as Majer Singh, son of Guljar Singh, resident of Krishna Nagar Taran Taran Road Amritsar (Punjab) was arrested and a case vide FIR No. 52/2021 under section 8/15 NDPS Act was registered against him at Police Station Banihal.
The arrest as well as recovery was made by Insp Sameer Ahmed Batt In-Charge Police Post JT on directions of Insp Nayeem ul Haq SHO Banihal under supervision of Ashish Gupta DySP (SDPO) Banihal, Rajni Sharma Addl SP Ramban and overall supervision of P D Nitya, SSP Ramban.