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Rajouri Police seized Rs 1.64 Crores linked with narcotics trade

Last Updated on September 7, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Based on credible inputs, District Police Rajouri and the Indian Army launched a search operation at village Saryah today. During the search, 02 bags were detected from which currency notes amounting to INR 1, 64,70, 600/- (one crore, sixty four lakh, seventy thousand and six hundred) were recovered.

On enquiry, it was found that the bags belonged to one person named Manzoor Ahmad, S/O Gulzar Hussain, R/O Saryah, who is presently evading arrest. The said person is related to one Sikandar, r/o Saryah, who was recently arrested by a joint team of Punjab Police and JKP in FIR no. 164/2021 of PS Kathu Nangal (Punjab).

The amount was seized in the presence of a magistrate and FIR NO 184/2021 US 17, 21 UAP Act, 1967 has been lodged in Police Station Nowshera and investigation has been taken up.

Further arrests expected.