Srinagar, June 04: Kulgam police arrested a drug peddler and recovered five kilograms of poppy straw from his possession in Qazigund.
Acting on a specific information, a police party of Police Post Jawahar Tunnel laid a naka at National Highway near command post Qazigund. During naka checking a Tavera vehicle bearing registration number JK03B-9268 was intercepted. On checking 05 kilograms of poppy Straw was recovered from the possession of a passenger identified as Darampal Singh son of Soran Singh resident of Phimi Majra, Nowshera, Punjab.
Kulgam police arrested the person and registered a case against him. Further investigation was taken up.