Drug smuggling bid foiled along LoC in Uri after recovery of huge contraband like substance

Baramulla, Oct 03 (KNS): The security forces on Sunday claimed to have foiled a drug smuggling bid by recovering around 30 kgs of drugs like substance along the Line of Control in Uri sector of north Kashmir's Baramulla district. 

In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), a spokesperson said that yesterday alert Indian troops deployed along LOC in Uri Sector observed some suspicious movement and upon searching the area, two bags were recovered. 

"The bags contained large amount of contraband like material and during scrutiny of two bags revealed approx. 25- 30 Kilograms of drugs like substance in packages with Pakistani markings. The exact nature of heroine like substance is being ascertained through concerned authorities," it reads.

The statement reads that the value of the suspected contraband is around ?20 - 25 crores on the black market. "The legal proceedings have been initiated after the suspected recovered contraband was handed over to the concerned police and a case FIR no 101 of PS Uri has been registered under relevant sections of law."

It reads that the huge drug haul along the Line of Control showcases nefarious designs of Pakistan based narco-militant nexus and its inimical intent to abet militancy in India.  

"This drug bust is a huge setback to the Pakistan narco-militant nexus. This drug haul in Uri Sector comes just days after one Pakistani origin militant was neutralized and another namely Ali Babar was captured alive," it reads. (KNS)

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