|Early Times Report|
Udhampur, Jan 10: Two persons were today apprehended by police from Dhar Road here while they were clandestinely carrying poppy straw in a Tata Mobile vehicle.
Police sources said cops of Roun Domail intercepted a Tata Mobile (JKO3C/1230)on Dhar Road during routine checking of vehicles.
Its checking led them to the recovery of 26 kilograms of poppy straw. Soon thereafter, cops seized the vehicle along with the contraband and apprehended the accused, the sources added.
The accused were identified as Bashir Ahmed Mir, son of Abdul Khaliq Mir of Sadora, Anantnag, and Bilal Ahmed Bhat, son of Jalal Din Bhat of Malpura, Anantnag.
Police have booked them under relevant sections of law.