STATE TIMES NEWS
POONCH/JHAJJARKOTLI: Continuing its drive against drug trafficking, Police on Friday arrested three persons and recovered heroin from their possession.
In first case, a party from Police Station Gursai led by SHO Niaz Ahmed stopped a motor-cycle bearing registration No JK12B-1609 at Harni Chowk Naka and during search, recovered approximately 4 gm heroin-like substance from possession of its rider, identified as Rameez Anjum (26) son of Mohd Aziz resident of Ari, Tehsil Mendhar, district Poonch. The youth was arrested and a case vide FIR No 52/21 under Sections 8/21/22/29 of NDPS Act was registered for investigation.
Meanwhile, a party from Police Station Surankote led by SHO Jatinder Singh Sambyal laid a Naka at Lassasna and intercepted a person namely Farhat Ali, son of Iqbal Hussain, resident of Gursai, presently staying at Mandi. During search, police recovered 1.5 gram heroin from his possession. The accused was arrested and a case vide FIR No 180/21 under Sections 8/21/22 of NDPS Act was registered for investigation.
In another case, on receiving a specific input regarding transportation of drugs, few Nakas were established under jurisdiction of Police Station Jhajjar Kotli. The team, from Police Station Jhajjarkotli, led by Insp Devinder Singh at a Naka at Suketar, intercepted a suspect, who tried to flee from the spot. Police chased the aforesaid person and apprehended him. During enquiry, he disclosed his identity as Wazir Ahmed, son of Deeli, resident of Churta Tehsil Dansal District Jammu. During search, 100 grams of contraband narcotic substance heroin was recovered from his possession. The drug was seized and a FIR vide No.79/2021 under Sections 8/21/22 of NDPS Act was registered against accused in the Police Station. The whole operation was supervised by Parupkar Singh SDPO Nagrota.
Meanwhile, after receiving a specific input regarding sale of illegal drugs from house of one Mohd Shami alias Pumma, son of Sain Din, resident of Kothey Salaer, a party led by SDPO R S Pura Shabir Khan along with SHO Arnia Harjeet Singh in presence of Area Magistrate raided the house and seized illegal drugs and a weighing machine along with Rs 19,350 cash, silver foils and a bike.
Taking a lead from raid, a Naka was established at Bishnah led by SHO Bishnah Insp Joginder Singh. At the Naka 25 gm Heroine like substance was recovered from an accused. Subsequently, an FIR vide no 41/2021 under Sections 8/21/25/27 of NDPS Act was lodged at Police station Arnia and investigation was set into motion.