Jammu, (INS): Jammu Police arrested an Army Personnel along with eight kilograms of Pakistan smuggled heroin valuing Rs 40 crore in the international market.
This was stated by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jammu Zone Dr SD Singh while interacting with media persons .
He informed that on the specific information, a team from Special Operation Group (SOG) Jammu and cops from Gangyal Police Station raised a checking point near Kunjwani and intercepted a New Delhi bound bus bearing registration number JK02BA-6749, which was coming from Srinagar.
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During checking, police recovered eight kilograms of heroin concealed in a apple box and arrested a person, who has been identified as Mohammad Anwar, son of Mohammad Mishri, a resident of Lam, tehsil Nowshera, district Rajouri.
“The arrested person was an Army jawan posted with 17 JAKLI at Kupwara and presently attached with Army Headquarters at New Delhi from the past two years and was travelling in the bus to deliver the consignment to his associates in New Delhi, but got nabbed”, IGP stated.
“The consignment was pumped in the State of Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan to further disseminate it among the drug peddlers residing in various parts of the Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, New Delhi, etc to carry out their mission to destroy the future of the young generation of India by making them drug addicts, IGP Said. (INS)