Jammu, Jun 4 (PTI) Police today arrested a man and seized 140 kg of poppy from him in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district.

Based on an information, police parties set up a checkpoint on highway at the Chenani area of the district and intercepted a truck, a police official said.

During search, 140 kg of poppy was seized from it and driver Surinder Singh of the Tanda area in Punjab was arrested on the spot, he said.

A case has been registered in this connection at Police Station Chenani and further investigation was underway, the official added.PTI AB KJ KJ

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