Badgam police on Thursday has arrested a man with 48 kilograms of poppy straw from his possession.
The spokesman said during the checking at Charwani Dardpora Road in the police jurisdiction of Charari Sharief, one load carrier bearing registration No. JK13C -1094 which was driven by Tariq Ahmad Shiekh son of Ghulam Nabi Shiekh resident of Chewa Khurd Pulwama was intercepted.
During the search of the said load carrier, 48 kilograms of poppy straw (fukki) was recovered. The said driver was arrested and load carrier was also seized.
A Case FIR No. 01/2018 under section 8/15 NDPS Act was registered in police station Charari Sharief and investigation was taken up.