Undertrial dies of heart-attack in J&K

A 35-year-old undertrial, who was arrested in connection with a narcotic smuggling case died on Friday allegedly of heart-attack, a police officer said.

Kathua: A 35-year-old undertrial, who was arrested in connection with a narcotic smuggling case died on Friday allegedly of heart-attack, a police officer said.

"Hardeep Singh was arrested by Kathua police last year after several kilograms of poppy husk was recovered from his truck," a police officer said.

Singh was booked under various sections of Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and was undertrial at a Kathua court, police said.

"He was taken to the hospital where doctors tried to revive him, but they could not save him," the officer said. 

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