In an all out drive against the menace of drugs and its smuggling, J&K Police of Ramban district today achieved a major success by recovering 865 KGs of Poppy Straw from a Haryana based truck at Banihal.
The poppy straw was concealed in a truck bearing registration no. HR 55 N 1368 was loaded with consignment of apples on its way to Punjab from Kashmir valley. The truck was intercepted by J&K police Ramban on a special tip off at a Barricade set by police at railway crossing in Banihal.
During the process of search it was found carrying 865 KGs of the psychotropic substance, apart from Apple boxes which was immediately seized.
The special naka was laid by a Police team headed by Insp Aijaz Ahmad Wani SHO Banihal under the supervision of Sajjad Sarwar SDPO Banihal, Sanjay Parihar Addl SP Ramban and overall supervision of Ms. Anita Sharma SSP Ramban.
It seems the smuggling of illegal drugs is on rise considering in very recent past Narcotics Bureau had intercepted a truck laddened with apples containing concealed Heroine worth nearly 50 crore.