Woman among three arrested with 7 Kg narcotics, two IEDs at Sadhna Top Kupwara

Kupwara May, 28 (KNS) : Security forces on Saturday evening held three persons including woman at Sadna Top of North Kashmir's Kupwara District and recovered 7 Kg norcotics and two IEDs from their possession. 

As per the statement issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), Police said that in a major success against narco-terrorism, a joint team of Kupwara Police and Army 7 RR has recovered huge quantity of narcotics and IED from a vehicle during a routine check up at Sadhna Top. 

Late in the evening on May 27,2022,  during a routine naka checking by Police & Army at NC Pass (Sadhna Pass) , one LP truck  bearing registeration JK01AN-8218 driven by Imtiyaz Ahmad son of Habibullah Khan resident of Chitterkote Karnah was put to sustained checking and search.  During search of the this  vehicle, 07 packets of heroin like narcotics substance weighing about 07 kgs and two numbers of IEDs were recovered from the possession of three persons namely Imtiyaz Ahmad son of  Habibullah Khan, Ghulam Nabi son of  Ashiq Ali and Shams Begam wife of Zakir Hussain all residents of Chitterkote Tanghdar, statement reads. 

 From the initial investigations, it has transpired that the trio was transporting the narcotics & IEDs to other parts of the valley to aid and promote terrorist activities. Case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Karnah and investigation taken up, it added.(KNS)

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