One More Arrested in Heroin Recovery Haul: Police


Srinagar, April 7: Police on Friday arrested third accused in connection with recovery huge haul of heroin worth 70 crores in Srinagar district.

Police have already arrested two persons including a CRPF trooper in connection with the recovery of over 11 kilograms of heroin and recovery of cash 11,82500 at Rajbagh area of Srinagar.

A senior police officer told GNS that third arrest was culminated in connection with case today and he identified the accused person as Rashid Kohli son of Late Satar Mohd Kohli resident of Amdohi Karnah Kupwara.

Preliminary investigations, he said, suggest that paramilitary trooper Sajad Ahmad Badana hailing from Karnah & posted with 160 BN of CRPF in Chatha, Satwari Jammu, is the main kingpin in the case.

” Further investigation are underway and entire nexus behind this will be unraveled ,”.

Pertinently, ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar had said that it was part of cross-border smuggling. ‘ Drugs have come from Pakistan’ .

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