Jammu, Sept 29: Police have seized 23 kg of poppy from a Punjab-bound car on a highway and arrested a narcotic smuggler in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district, officials said Wednesday.
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During checking of the said vehicle Tuesday, a total of 23 kg of poppy packed in 37 polythene bags, tactfully hidden in a fabricated cavity of the car, was recovered, they said.
The accused, Rakesh Kumar, a resident of Jalandhar was arrested on the spot.
The car was also impounded, officials said.
A case has been registered and further investigation is underway, they added.
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