Lady Among Three Arrested With Two IEDs, Narcotics

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a woman among three persons and recovered narcotics and two IEDs from their possession at Sadhna Top in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Woman among three arrested with 7 kg Narcotics, two IEDs in Kupwara on May 28,2022

A police spokesman in a statement said that in a major success against narco-terrorism, a joint team of Kupwara Police and Army 7 RR has recovered a huge quantity of narcotics and IED from a vehicle during a routine check-up at Sadhna Top.

The spokesman said that late in the evening on May 27, 2022,  during a routine Naka checking by Police and Army at NC Pass (Sadhna Pass), one LP truck bearing registration JK01AN-8218 driven by Imtiyaz Ahmad son of Habibullah Khan resident of Chitterkote Karnah was put to sustained checking and search.

He said that 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.

He added that 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,” said a police spokesman in a statement.

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