Three including a lady arrested
Seven Kg narcotics and three IEDs were recovered in Kupwara district of North Kashmir while as three persons including a lady was arrested.
An official said that a major success against narco-terrorism, a joint team of Kupwara Police and Army 7 RR has recovered huge quantity of narcotics and IED from a vehicle during a routine check up at Sadhna Top.
He said that late in the evening on May 27,2022, during a routine naka checking by Police & Army at NC Pass (Sadhna Pass) , one LP truck bearing registeration JK01AN-8218 driven by Imtiyaz Ahmad son of Habibullah Khan resident of Chitterkote Karnah was put to sustained checking and search .
He added that during search of the this vehicle, 07 packets of heroin like narcotics substance weighing about 07 kgs and two numbers of IEDs were recovered from the possession of three persons namely Imtiyaz Ahmad son of Habibullah Khan, Ghulam Nabi son of Ashiq Ali and Shams Begam wife of Zakir Hussain all residents of Chitterkote Tanghdar.
From the initial investigations, it has transpired that the trio was transporting the narcotics & IEDs to other parts of the valley to aid and promote militant activities, he added.
Case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Karnah and investigation taken up, he said.