Jammu & Kashmir

Man with cash, arms held in Punjab was linked to Heroin recovery in JK, says Police

Punjab police deployment. [File Photo]

Punjab: Jammu and Kashmir police and its counterparts from Punjab arrested a drug smuggler from Mullanpur, Dakha and seized Rs 4.94 crore along with 38 fake vehicle number plates from his possession.

GP Punjab wrote on X, the arrested person is one of the key accused in 30 kg heroin recovery made in Jammu recently. “Investigations ongoing to establish backward and forward linkages. Police said that the revolver was also recovered from the arrested person.

On October 1, two smugglers were arrested with 30kg heroin worth crores of rupees from a vehicle in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. The recovery was made from a Punjab-bound vehicle on the Srinagar-Jammu highway.

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