Anantnag: 17 Sep: Continuing its offensive against narcotic smugglers, Anantnag Police recovered 52 kg of poppy straw from a narcotic smuggler near hospital crossing Saller, here today.
Based on reliable information regarding smuggling of Poppy straw, a police party of Police station Srigufwara led by SHO Srigufwara, under the supervision of SDPO Bijbehara laid a naka at hospital crossing Saller, Bijbehara Anantnag and intercepted the smuggler namely Bashir Ahmad wani son of Abdul Aziz wani resident of Saller, district Anantnag.
During the search, 52 kg of Poppy straw was recovered from his possession. Police arrested him on the spot and seized the Poppy straw.
In this connection, a case FIR number 65/2018, under section 8/15 NDPS Act has been registered at Police Station Srigufwara and further investigation of the case has been taken up.