Excise sleuths recover narcotics in Poonch, one arrested



POONCH: The sleuths of Excise Department along with flying squad of district administration Poonch nabbed a narcotic smuggler on Monday in Poonch, where Panchayat elections are going on.
As per details, acting on the directions of Excise Commissioner J&K UT Rahul Sharma and Deputy Commissioner Excise Executive Amarjeet Singh and under supervision of ETO Rajouri Poonch, Virender Singh Pawar along with flying squad of district administration Poonch led by Mohd Afzal Executive Magistrate and Mohd Arif Excise Inspector, special Nakas were laid near poll bound areas of Nangali Sain Baba in Sathra Block.
During Naka checking, a smuggler identified as Sajjad Ahmed, son of Ghulam Ahmed, resident of Dunnugam, Tehsil Mandi, district Poonch was intercepted and during checking, 24.10 gm Charas was recovered from his possession. The accused was arrested on the spot and a case under Sections 08, 20 & 29 of NDPS Act was registered against him. Further investigation is going on to crack the peddling network.


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