J&K: Police arrests drug peddler, recovered 52 kgs poppy straw from his house in Kulgam

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Police on Thursday arrested a drug peddler and recovered 52 Kgs of Poppy straw from his house in Jammu Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Police said on a specific information regarding presence of contraband substance, a special team of Kulgam police raided a suspected house in presence of executive magistrate Yaripora of one Mohd Yousuf Rather a resident of Kanjikullah, Yaripora and recovered 52 Kgs of Poppy Straw like contraband substance.

The accused person was also arrested, Police said.

A case under relevant section of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act have been registered at police station Yaripora and investigation is in progress, Police added.

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