Baramulla Police Recovers Cocaine Worth 10 crores

KL Report

SRINAGAR

As per a police spokesperson Baramulla police has recovered cocaine approx. worth 10 crore from a truck that had returned from PoK.

According to district police authorities, on a specific input Baramulla police intercepted a truck bearing registration No. JK02F-0127, driven by one Abdul Ahad Ganie of Mawar Handwara, this afternoon.

The truck had gone to PoK on Thursday with a load of Bananas from fruit Mandi Srinagar which were delivered to one Faizan Traders PoK. During the search of the truck on its return near Sheeri 09 Packets (approx 10Kgs) of contraband cocaine was recovered from the truck. The consignment of the contraband was concealed in a tyre on the overhead toolbox, reads a statement.

On being questioned the driver and conductor of the truck admitted that they had brought the illegal drugs from PoK which were to be delivered to some conduit in Srinagar. A case FIR No. 47/2013 has been registered in Police Station Sheeri and investigation taken up, said police.

The police has said that the estimated market value of the substance is Rs.10 Crore approx. in the international market. Further investigation is going on.

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