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Cross Border Drug Trafficking Arrested, Three Arrested with Rs 14 Million Heroin | India News

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Narcotics Task Force (ANTF) claimed Thursday to have broken a cross-border narcotics smuggling scam with the arrest of three people, including a former military man with a large quantity of heroin worth 14 million rupees that he recovered from his possessions.
Flanked by Inspectors Sunil Jasrotia and Ankush Sharma, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), J&K ANTF Vinay Sharma at a press conference told reporters and said: “The ANTF team on July 19, from reliable input received information on the smuggling of heroin from Khour to Akhnoor in a two-wheeler ”
SSP J&K ANTF Sharma said: “Acting quickly, ANTJ teams jumped into action and set up checkpoints to catch narcotics traffickers.”
“A two-wheeler (scooty JK02BA-0104) was intercepted and during its search, a heroin package was recovered with the 777 mark indicating cross-border links.”
SSP J&K ANTF said that the cyclist, namely Naresh Kumar alias Kurkaa, son of Mohan Lal from Mangiyal Avtara village, Khour-Akhnoor from Jammu district, was arrested on the spot.
“During questioning, the arrested person also revealed the names of two of his associates who deal with cross-border smuggling and have hidden one more package of heroin somewhere near an international border,” Sharma said.
He said that two people identified as Kamal Singh alias Kali son of Vakil Singh from Rishi colony, Khour and Balbir Singh alias Kala (ex-military) son of Jagga Singh also from Khour, were arrested after a series of raids. ”
During sustained questioning, the duo revealed that a package of heroin was hidden near the International Border (IB).
“Consequently, the duo was brought to the Garar Khour border site, while the Army was also approached and another package containing 777 one-kilo brands of heroin was recovered,” said SSP Sharma.
He said: “In further questioning, the defendants revealed the modus operandi of the cross-border drug traffickers in which they revealed that the Pakistani drug traffickers dumped the shipment to the Indian side and the defendants were supposed to pick it up. ”.
A case under the relevant section of the law is registered against the defendant and further investigations are underway to determine the forward and backward links of the cross-border drug cartel.



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