3 Kg Heroin seized in Kupwara

Man arrested, vehicle seized

Kupwara, Aug 2: Police arrested a person on Friday in the afternoon and recovered was with approximately 3 kilograms of heroin from his possession in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.
An official said that police had a specific input on the basis of which its officials established a naka at DPO Kupwara.
During the naka a Sumo (JK09-4751) was intercepted and upon searching it 3 Kilograms of contraband heroin, concealed in three polythene packets weighing were recovered.
The official further said that the vehicle used to carry the contraband substance was also seized in the matter and the driver Sajad Ahmad was detained.
The vehicle was on way from Tanghdar towards Srinagar when it was stopped at DPO Kupwara.
A case in the matter has been registered by the police and further investigation has been taken up. (CNS)