Drug peddler held with poppy straw in Jammu

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Jammu, Jan 27: A suspected drug peddler was arrested Sunday after he was found carrying over 1.5 kgs of poppy straw on the outskirts of Jammu city, police said.
Narinder Pal Choudhary alias Bulla, a resident of Puro-Bhana village, was stopped for checking by a police team after he was spotted moving under suspicious circumstances at Kotli Gala Bana, a police official said.
The official said on checking, Choudhary was found in possession of the contraband and was arrested.
The man was booked under NDPS act, he said.