2500 kg banned polythene bags seized in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, one held

Rajinder Kumar, a resident of Salalpur-Korepunnu village, was trying to smuggle the banned material from Punjab in his vehicle when he was intercepted by police.

Published: 06th September 2019 01:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th September 2019 01:33 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

JAMMU: One person was arrested on Friday after 2500 kg of banned polythene bags were seized from his vehicle in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Rajinder Kumar, a resident of Salalpur-Korepunnu village, was trying to smuggle the banned material from Punjab in his vehicle when he was intercepted by police in Rajbagh area along Jammu-Pathankot highway, a police official said.

A case under various sections of Ranbir Penal Code and J&K Non-Biodegradable Material Act was registered against Kumar, he said.

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