As per a police spokesperson Qazigund police recovered 28 Kgs of poppy straw from a truck, besides, arrested two brothers for misappropriation of government cement on Wednesday.
Spokesman said that five bags around 28 Kgs of Poppy straw were recovered from a truck bearing registration number JK14A/8755. The truck was intercepted on receiving a tip off at Ujroo on Highway. However, the driver of the truck Bashir Ahmad Sofi son of Abdul Rehman Sofi fled away from the spot. Qazigund Police has registered a case FIR number 168/13 under section 8/15 NDPS act and a manhunt has been launched to arrest the truck driver.
Meanwhile, Qazigund police arrested two brothers for misappropriation of government cement. 25 bags of government supply cement was recovered at Sadoora from two brothers, Nisar Ahmad Mir and Showket Ahmad Mir sons of Ghulam Ahmad Mir resident of Sadoora. Both the accused have been arrested.
A case FIR number 163/13 under section 409,411 was registered in Police station Qazigund against the two brothers.