70 quintal poppy husk seized in Punjab

About 70 quintal of poppy husk worth Rs 70 lakh was seized from the house of a smuggler in Talwandi Bhangarian village, police said here on Wednesday.

chandigarh Updated: Aug 30, 2012 10:55 IST
PTI

About 70 quintal of poppy husk worth Rs 70 lakh was seized from the house of a smuggler in Talwandi Bhangarian village, police said here on Wednesday.


On a tip off, a raid was conducted yesterday and the contraband worth Rs76 lakh recovered, they said, adding that alleged smuggler Jagseer Singh was arrested.

Two other accused-- Sukhdev Singh and Gurcharan Singh--however managed to escape.

First Published: Aug 29, 2012 15:54 IST