Narcotic Smuggling: one person held with Charas, cash in Lolab Kupwara

Kupwara May, 17 (KNS): Kupwara Police on Wednesday said to have arrested a narcotic smuggler from Diver area in Lolab of North Kashmir's Kupwara District and recovered Charas and Cash from his possession. 

Statement issued to Kashmir News Service reads, "acting on a specific information,  that one Mohd Shafi Gojar son of Jumma Gojar a resident of Diver Lolab indulging in narcotics smuggling has hoarded and concealed a huge quantity of narcotic substance in his house,  a police team headed by DySP Lolab and SHO Lalpora was constituted to raid the house along with local Executive Magistrate. 
The police team along with executive magistrate raided the specific location and conducted the search. During search, police was able to recover 12 Kgs of  *Charas* like substance and rupees five lac sixty four thousand cash as proceed of narcotics sale in Indian currency, statement reads. 
Accused person has been arrested from the spot and investigations taken up. Case FIR No. 27/2022, under relevant sections of NDPS Act stands registered in Police Station Lalpora into the matter . More arrests in the case  can’t be ruled out, it added.(KNS)

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