Kaithal, Nov 8: A local court on Thursday sent a female Dhaba owner to judicial custody till November 20, for possessing 4.5 kg poppy husk.
According to SP Astha Modi, police got information that one Ranjit Kaur of Kangthli village, who was running 'Amritsariya Dhaba' on Kaithal Kurukshetra road in Pabnawa, was indulging in the sale of poppy husk
Police reached the Dhaba on Wednesday and overpowered the suspect, who was carrying a polythene. Following search, poppy husk was recovered from the polythene.
Interrogation revealed that the 45-year-old woman had gone to Amritsar some time back and used to supply poppy husk to truck drivers and other customers. A case under the NDPS Act was registered against the accused in Dhand police station, the SP added. (UNI)