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Rs 1.91 crore narco money and heroin seized in Udhampur; One smuggler arrested, another dies in accident

Last Updated on August 4, 2022 at 3:53 pm

In a scene out of a movie flick, Udhampur police in Jammu division arrested a drug smuggler along with over Rs 1.91 crore. However another smuggler died in a car accident while escaping police.

As per ADGP Mukesh Singh, “On August 3 at about 10.30 pm a patrolling party of police station Udhampur which was on duty near Gole Mela patrol pump noticed two persons moving in a suspicious manner. On seeing police party both persons ran towards main road”.

One person while on run was knocked down by unknown vehicle and said person got seriously injured. Police party on duty immediately shifted the injured person to District Hospital from where he was referred to GMC Jammu and during treatment he succumbed to his injurues.

He has been identified as Mukhtiar Ahmed s/o Khalil ur Rehman R/o Prada tangdhar kupwara. His other accomplice namely Jagtar Singh S/o jarnail Singh R/O Pakhopur Taran Taran punjab was  immediately nabbed and after thorough search of his vehicle heroin approximately  250 gm of heroine was found along with huge cash amounting to rupees 19134030 of different denominations was recovered.

“On this a case under relevant sections has been registered and investigation set into motion. Preliminary investigation reveals that the both persons were involved in the narco trade. However detailed investigation of the case is going on” Mukesh Singh said.