Cross-Border Heroin Smugglers Busted In JK With 11 Kgs Heroin, Rs 11.82 Lakh Cash


SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday claimed to have arrested two cross-border narcotic smugglers along with 11 kgs of heroin worth 70 crores in the international market.

A police spokesman, in a statement, said that based on specific information from Srinagar Police, a narcotic substance, i.e., heroin weighing 11.089 kg (worth approximately 70 crores in the international market), was recovered from two cross-border narcotic smugglers identified as Sajjad Ahmed Badana, son of Aijaz Ahmed Badana of Nachyan, Karnah, Kupwara, and Zaheer Ahmed Tanch, son of Alamdin Tanch of Amroyi Karnah, Kupwara.

Police also recovered proceeds of drugs in cash amounting to Rs 11, 82,500 from them. They added that both the arrested accused were residing in a rented accommodation owned by Ghulam Mohd Dar of Kursoo, Rajbagh.

Police said that a case under FIR number 17/2023 has been registered under sections 8, 21, 29 of NDPS Act in Rajbagh PS.

“Initial questioning of the accused has revealed that the consignment of these drugs had come from Pakistan. Investigation of the case is in full swing,” police said. (KNO)

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( With inputs from : kashmirlife.net )


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