Around 2000 kg of illicit poppy straw seized, 1 arrested

  • | Thursday | 7th December, 2023

Indore: A truck at Malyakhedi toll plaza on Mandsaur- Pratapgarh road in Mandsaur was intercepted and 1989 kg of concentrated and lanced poppy straw was seized from it on Wednesday.Central Bureau of Narcotics (CBN), Jaora received a tip-off that a truck would be carrying a huge quantity of poppy straw from Pratapgarh to Indore, following which a strict surveillance was kept on the suspected route and the truck was intercepted.The vehicle was carrying bags of cabbage as cover cargo. On questioning, the driver revealed that illicit poppy straw was loaded beneath the 110 bags of cabbage. The vehicle was then taken to the CBN office. A total of 99 plastic bags of poppy straws, containing 1929 kg concentrated poppy straws and 60 kg lanced poppy straws, were seized and one person wasarrested under the relevant provisions of NDPS Act, 1985. tnnWe also published the following articles recentlyFour persons injured after truck hits six vehicles in PuneA truck caused a major accident on the Katraj-Dehu road bypass, injuring four people and disrupting traffic for two hours. The injured were taken to a private hospital in Narhe, where one person received six stitches. The truck, traveling from Kolhapur to Mumbai, lost control while overtaking another vehicle and collided with a bus, car, pickup truck, and dumper truck. The dumper truck overturned, blocking one and a half lanes of the bypass. The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) used cranes to remove the damaged vehicles.Truck hits four vehicles, dumper two on Katraj-Dehu Road bypassA truck collided with four vehicles and a dumper collided with two vehicles on the Katraj-Dehu Road bypass near Bhumkar bridge. Four people were injured in the incident. The truck hit an MSRTC bus, a car, a pick-up truck, and a dumper. The dumper then hit two other cars, causing it to fall on the side of the road. The accident caused a two-hour traffic jam. The damaged vehicles were removed with the help of heavy duty cranes.8 dead, 12 injured as vehicle rams into stationary truck in KeonjharOn zero casualty week, eight persons died and 12 others were injured in a road accident in Keonjhar district. The families were heading to a temple in Ghatagaon. The driver surrendered to the police. A family in Ganjam district experienced tragedy for the second time in six months. The accident involved a van and a truck on NH-20 near Ghatagaon, resulting in eight deaths and 12 injuries. The bodies will be brought back to their native places.

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