Cop arrested with 750 grams of heroin in Handwara

Srinagar: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a cop and recovered a packet of heroin from his possession in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A police spokesman said that Mushtaq Ahmad Peer son of Abdul Ahad resident of Kalmuna Handwara was arrested at a checkpoint at Chogul and seized contraband substance from his possession.

“Heroine concealed in a polythene bag weighing 750 gms was seized from his possession. A Santro car JK01V-1178 was seized,” he said.

“It is learnt that the arrested person works in Armed Police.” Peer was lodged in police station Handwara.

A case FIR No 188/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation has been taken up, the spokesman said.


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