Jammu, March 13: Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted an inter state drug smuggling gang and seized a major haul of contraband substances. Six accused have been arrested and three trucks were seized as well.
“SOG Jammu achieved a major success by recovering 2214 bottles of Banned drug Codeine Phosphate and about 3.5 kilograms of high quality haras in two separate operations late last night,” Police spokesman said.
According to KNO correspondent SOG Jammu alongwith Samba Police seized two trucks which were coming from Punjab and arrested 04 persons.
They recovered 2214 bottles of codein phosphate at Mansar Morh and the consignment was concealed in specially made cavities in the trucks.
The accused were identified as Omaak Ahmed Dar S/o Ashiq Hussain Dar R/0 Sonawar Sringar, Aaqib Gul S/0 Ghulam Mohd. Ahangar R/o Khanomo Sringar, Shakeel Ahmed Dar S/o Ghulam Ahmed Dar R/0 Dooru Shahbad Anantnag and Isfaq Manzoor S/0 Manzoor Ahmed Anagar R/o Khamano Sringar. In another raid carried out by SOG Jammu, a Naka was laid near Ban Toll Plaza with the sleuths of PS Nagrota.
“A Tata mobile vehicle was signaled to stop but it accelerated the speed, which however was made to stop at another Naka and after the thorough search of the vehicle and persons sitting in the said vehicle, a consignment of 3.5 kilograms of high quality CHARAS was recovered,” police told KNO.
“The vehicle was seized and drug smugglers were apprehended who disclosed their identity as Firdoos Ahmed Dar S/O Gh. Qadir Dar R/O Tulkhan Bijbherra, Anantnag and Kounser Ahmed Dar S/O Abdul Rehman Dar R/O Tulkhan,” police said.