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Narcotics worth millions recovered during investigation of weapon smuggling case- Kupwara Police

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Kupwara, 18 Oct : Acting upon a specific input, on 13.10.2020, a joint search operation was launched by Kupwara Police and Army 6 JAK Rifles which had culminated in the recovery of following arms and ammunition.

  1. Pistol : 05
  2. Pistol magazine : 10
  3. Grenades : 05
  4. 9 mm rounds: 138.

In this regard a case FIR No. 78/2020, U/s 7/25 Arms Act was registered in PS Karnah and thorough investigation taken up. During the course of investigation three suspects namely,

1) Tanveer Ahmed Khan S/o Ab Rashid Khan R/o Teetwal, Karnah.

2) Sajad Ahmed Kakroo S/o Bashir Ahmed Kakro R/o Gundishat,

3) Zakir Hussain Shah S/o Ali Haider Shah R/o Takia, Bahadurkot, were brought for questioning by Police in connection with their involvement in cross-border narco-weapon smuggling. During sustained questioning and upon their disclosure five packets of Brown Sugar like substance weighing approx. 5.5 kgs have been recovered from the home courtyard of one of the accused namely Tanveer Ahmad Khan s/o Ab Rashid Khan R/o Teetwal, Karnah .

All the three accused have been arrested and further investigation u/s 8/21 and Ss 13, 18 and 39 UAPA Act is underway.

Kupwara Police is committed to fighting the drug menace tooth and nail for its elimination from our society.

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