16 kg poppy recovered in Udhampur, trucker arrested

Jammu, May 14 (PTI) Police arrested a trucker and recovered 16 kg poppy from him in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district, officials said.

A police team intercepted a truck on the highway at Jakhani belt, they said.

Narcotic smuggler Gurbhez Singh was arrested and poppy straw was recovered from him. The vehicle was also seized, the officials said.

A case has been registered and further investigation is underway. PTI AB KJ KJ