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4 held with 20-kg poppy straw in Jammu

Police arrested four people including a woman smuggler and recovered contraband of poppy straw from them in this winter capital of the state.

india Updated: Jun 10, 2013 12:37 IST

Police arrested four people including a woman smuggler and recovered contraband of poppy straw from them in this winter capital of the state.

"Acting on a tip-off, police party late last evening conducted raids in Satwari area and recovered 20-kg poppy straw from the house of one Balo Devi," police sources said.

They said the woman smuggler along with her accomplices identified as Ashok Kumar of Rajouri presently staying at Bhour Camp, Vinod Kumar and Mukesh, both residents of Bhour Camp, used to supply the drugs among locals.

"The contraband has been seized and all the smugglers have also been arrested," police said, adding that a case has been registered and investigations were in progress.