Ex-serviceman nabbed with cannabis on Jammu outskirts

Ex-serviceman nabbed with cannabis on Jammu outskirts
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Jammu, Dec 23: Jammu Police with sleuths of Special Operation Group on Sunday nabbed an ex-serviceman with contraband of cannabis (charas) in Nagrota area here on city outskirts.
SP Operations (SOG) Sandeep Mehta said that in a random a naka was laid by his team with local police at Nagrota and a major consignment of drugs was recovered which was being transported outside the state.
“The naka party during random checking of vehicles signalled a Santro car (HP 11B-8700) to stop but the driver jumped the signal and ran away but was stopped by the naka party after a hot chase,” said Mehta.
He said that a comprehensive search of the vehicle was conducted and a cavity was found made at the rear side of the car.
“About 9-kg of high grade charas was recovered from the cavity,” said the officer adding that the arrested driver disclosed his identity as Mohammad Ayoub Malik, son of Kareem Malik, resident of Anantnag.