Six held with heroin worth Rs 25 crore

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STATE TIMES NEWS

SRINAGAR: Six people have been arrested in separate anti-drug operations carried out by police in Srinagar and Uri respectively and have seized heroin worth Rs 25 crore .
SSP Haseeb Mughal said “Two anti-drug operations have been carried out today and four people have been arrested. One operation led to the busting of a drug module in the Jhelum Market, Srinagar. The other led to the seizure of about 3 kgs of heroin type substance from the Tankipora area. Meanwhile, Police also seized two packets of contrabands (heroin-like substance) from Dachi area of Uri in Baramulla district.
“In furtherance to our continuous efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from society, Uri Police recovered contraband from Dachi,” Jammu and Kashmir Police said in a release.
Giving details Police stated that a routine naka was established by Uri Police in front of BOP Dachi. At around 11 AM, during the routine checkup of vehicles, a Sumo bearing registration number JK-05D 6531 was stopped. The vehicle and passengers were frisked and two packets of heroin-like substances (one small, one big) were recovered from the possession of two persons.”
The persons from whom the contrabands were recovered were identified as Irfan Ahmed Mir and Irshad Ahmed Pood. Both are residents of Nambla (C) Uri.
In this regard, a case FIR number 174/20 under sections 8/21 and 29 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (NDPS) has been registered under Uri police station. The accused persons have been arrested and investigation has been taken up.

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