Trucker nabbed with 16 Kg poppy straw


UDHAMPUR: Continuing its drive against drug peddlers, Police on Friday nabbed a trucker and seized 16 Kg poppy straw.
As per the details, a team of Police Station Udhampur led by Insp. Chanchal Singh SHO Udhampur under the supervision of Sahil Mahajan DySP Hqrs. Udhampur laid a Naka at Jakhani Chowk, NH for checking. During Naka checking, police stopped a truck (JK02AG/4584) and during checking, recovered 16 kg of poppy straw like substance from it. The narcotic smuggler namely Gurbhez Singh, son of Sukhvinder Singh, resident of Dera Baba Nanak Gurdaspur (Punjab) was arrested and a case vide FIR No. 160/2021 under Section 8/15 of NDPS Act was registered against him at Police Station Udhampur.