45 kg charas seized, smuggler held
Jammu/Srinagar, Aug 21: Continuing with its drive against narcotics, police has arrested a smuggler near Jakhani Udhampur seizing 45 kilogram of charas from his possession on Sunday.
According to police spokesman, policemen laid a naka and intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number (DL4CKL-5786). The policemen arrested Sajjad Ahmed Bhat, 27, son of Muhammad Yousuf Bhat of Humhama Khanpura Budgam and seized 45 kilogram of Charas concealed in plastic bags, he said adding the vehicle was on way from Srinagar to Jammu.
“The narcotic smuggler was impersonating himself as a Sub- Inspector of Excise department and a number of fake identity cards pertaining to different departments have also been seized from him,” police said adding the accused was booked under Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) and case had been registered. Sajjad Ahmed Bhat was being quizzed to ascertain his links with the narcotic smugglers and source of obtaining the substance, the police spokesman added.
Meanwhile, in another incident, police seized 70 pouches of liquor from Bansi Lal son of Vishwanath Gupta of Sateni near Petrol Pump Udhampur, the spokesman said adding the accused had been arrested.
BODY OF LABOURER FOUND
Police has recovered body of a labourer at Taru Thang Leh.
According to police spokesman, the deceased has been identified as Sanjay Kumar son of Lakhpat Singh of Hasspor Uttar Pradesh. The deceased was working as labourer, police said adding an inquiry had been initiated into the demise.
3 HELD WITH ILLICIT TIMBER
Police has arrested three persons while ferrying illicit timber in a vehicle in Pattan in Baramulla district.
According to police spokesman, policemen along with Forest officials seized a Tata Mobile bearing registration number (JK05B-3215) near Zangam and recovered illicit timber measuring about 38.15 feet.
Two persons Shabir Ahmad Lone and Abdul Majeed Wani along with the driver were arrested on spot, police said adding a case had been registered.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 21 Aug 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 21 Aug 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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