Shimla: Shimla police has arrested two people with poppy straw of 12.5 Kg. near Power House at Totu in Shimla today. Arrested accused has been identified as Sunny Kashyap S/o Tek Chand Kashyap and Pradeep Kumar S/o Gopal Singh of Dhami.

As per the information received, police personnel were on their routine patrol near power house Totu and about 8:45 PM, they spotted a light vehicle bearing No. HP 52-A-4199 parked at the side of road and when police party reached near this vehicle, driver of vehicle switched off the light.

On checking police found a white colour plastic bag and found poppy straw of 12.5 Kg kept in 49 polythene bags inside that bag. Police has booked two people, sitting inside the vehicle under NDPS Act. Shimla police is investigating further.