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230 kg of poppy straw recovered on J-K highway

Security forces have recovered 230 kilograms of poppy straw on Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district of Jammu division, police said today.

india Updated: Jun 10, 2010 11:06 IST
PTI

Security forces have recovered 230 kilograms of poppy straw on Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district of Jammu division, police said today.

A joint team of Police and CRPF during a routine patrolling recovered the consignment near Nashri Nullah, about 165-kms from here, yesterday, they said.

The unclaimed narcotics in the bags was probably thrown by some truck driver, they said, adding that the poppy straw was seized and a case was registered in this regard.

First Published: Jun 10, 2010 10:58 IST