2 Arrested With Narcotics in J-K

Published: 31st December 2015 05:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st December 2015 05:23 PM   |  A+A-


JAMMU: Two persons were arrested today and 13 grams of heroin was recovered from their possession here, a police officer said.

Police laid a surprise check post at Vigilance Rotary Chowk of the city and apprehended a car that was on its way to Rajouri.

During the checking, police recovered 13 grams of heroin from the possession of the two persons travelling in the car, he said.

The accused have been identified as Mohammed Ishtyak and Mohammed Shafiq Charak, both residents of Rajouri district, he said.

The duo was taking the consignment to their native village to be sold to the youth there, the officer said.

The accused were arrested and a case under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act was registered against them with Pacca Danga police, he said.

An investigation is underway in the matter, the officer added.

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