Narcotics smuggler arrested, 2.250 kg Narcotics recovered

Kupwara April 06:(KNS)  Kupwara Police today in a major success against the trans border smuggling module, has recovered three packets of narcotics weighing 2.250 kg of Brown Sugar and arrested a smuggler namely Rafaqat Khursheed son of Khursheed Ahmad , a resident of Gabdoori Nawagabra Karnah. 

The recovery was made on the disclosure of Rafaqat Khurshid when he was picked up on the basis of a reliable information that he has received a consignment of narcotics from across the LoC to be transported to other parts of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir and beyond. During the sustained questioning Rafaqat admitted to have received the narcotics consignment and told police that he has concealed it in a Forest area in Hajitra. Upon the disclosure and identification of the spot, the recovery was made in presence of the Executive Magistrate and the local people. 
Case FIR No. 18 /2022 u/s 8/21 NDPS stands registered and investigation taken was up. More arrests are expected in the case. (KNS) 

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