|NCB seizes 34.5 kgs Charas, two arrested |
|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Mar 25: In continuation of its drive against drug trafficking, Narcotics Control Bureau, Zonal Unit Jammu seized 34.5 kgs of Charas from a car bearing registration No. DL-7CG-1566 (Toyota Corolla) in which 2 persons namely Bashir Ahmad Khan, age-37 yrs, resident of Gotlibagh area Ganderbal (J&K) and Showkat Ahmad Dar, age-33 yrs, resident of Khanyar area, Srinagar (J&K) have been arrested by NCB Team Jammu at Ban Toll Plaza, Nagrota Jammu. The drug was kept inside the rear seat of the vehicle in a cavity specifically made with iron sheet for the purpose containing 35 packets. During preliminary investigation arrested person revealed that the drug was originated from Anantnag (Kashmir) and destined to Ajmer further Mumbai.
With the arrest of these drug smugglers, a major hauls of drugs & vehicle, nexus of the drug traffickers exposed and foiled their attempts of drug smuggling in the present scenario.
This is the 2nd seizure of charas having big quantity and total 109 kg charas seized by NCB Jammu within a week. Further investigation is under process to explore linkages between the drug smuggling from Kashmir valley and other states of India.