There were about 25-30 kg of narcotic in two bags bearing Pakistani mark.
Indian Army seized drugs The army recovered about 30 kg of banned material, worth about Rs 25 crore, near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The police gave this information on Sunday. Baramulla Reasi Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Mohammad Bhat told reporters in Baramulla, “On Saturday, alert Army personnel posted along the LoC in Uri sector of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district noticed some suspicious movement. Upon investigation of the area, it was found that there is an object like banned material which appears to be a narcotic substance.Also Read – Amidst tension with China, India deployed K9-Vajra guns on LAC in eastern Ladakh, accurate target is up to 50 KM
He told that the smugglers were trying to smuggle the drug into India but they fled after seeing the movement of the soldiers. The SSP said that there were about 25-30 kg of narcotic in two bags bearing Pakistani mark. “The exact nature of the heroin-like substance is being ascertained through the concerned authorities. The value of the suspected drug is around Rs 20-25 crore.” The SSP said that a cap, two bags and two sacks have also been recovered from the spot. Also Read – Tehrike Taliban Pakistan has carried out 55 attacks since July 1, killed 100 more soldiers of Pakistan Army
He said that after the suspected drug was handed over to the police, legal action has been initiated and a case has been registered under relevant sections of the law. “The huge consignment of narcotics along the LoC reflects the nefarious designs of the Pakistan-based narcotics-terrorism nexus and its intent to promote terrorism and finance terror in India,” the official said. The bust of the drug consignment is a big blow to this nexus. Also Read – World’s largest national flag made of Khadi unfurled in Leh, covers 37,500 sq ft area, see its specialty