Malhargarh (Madhya Pradesh): Police in Malhargarh on Tuesday night seized nearly five kilograms of poppy husk (doda chura) and arrested three persons for peddling the husk stuffed in boxes containing pen-pencil and slate.
Giving information, Malhargarh police station-in-charge Rajendra Panwar told that upon receiving a tip-off, police laid a siege near the Krishi Upaj Mandi, on the highway. They intercepted a loading vehicle numbered MP 14 GC 1714. Upon checking, 10 boxes of poppy husk weighing 5 Kg were found in the vehicle.
Those arrested have been identified as Ashique Munna Multani (26) and Mohsin Yousuf Niyaryar (22) both residents of Botalganj and Shahrukh Babu Niyargar (22), a native of Multanpura. Police have booked the accused under the Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. The accused were produced before the court and were sent on police remand.