18 kg Poppy Seized,Trucker Arrested

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Jammu: On Friday evening Police have arrested a truck driver with around 18 kg of poppy, reported. Poppy is a source of the crude drug opium which is used as a medicinal and recreational drug.

A police team stopped the truck at a checkpoint in Kahna Chak area of the district and found the poppy during inspection.

The truck driver was arrested and a case was registered at Kahna Chak police station.

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During preliminary inquiry it came to light that the accused is from Rajouri district of Jammu and was going to sell the stash, police said.