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Indian Army apprehends man with heroin worth Rs 2 crores from LoC in J&K's Bhimber Gali sector

Mohammad Kasim A Resident Of Hamirpur Village In Balakot Block, Mendhar Tehsil Of J&K's Poonch District Was Apprehended By The Indian Army With Two Packets Of Heroin, Valued At Approximately Above Rs. Two Crores From The Line Of Control, In Bhimber Gali

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 30 May 2017, 03:53:20 PM
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New Delhi:

Mohammad Kasim a resident of Hamirpur village in Balakot block, Mendhar tehsil of J&K's Poonch district was apprehended by the Indian Army with two packets of heroin, valued at approximately above Rs. two crores from the Line of Control, in Bhimber Gali of Poonch District on the night of 29 May 2017.

Md Kasim, 23 years, s/o Md Mushtaq Chowdhary under the garb of cattle grazer, had gone to the LoC and received the consignment of heroin from a Pakistani Occupied Kashmir National. The alert troops of the Army challenged and apprehended the individual.

The apprehension is a significant blow to the nefarious designs of Pakistan Army in facilitating narco smuggling to fund terrorism in the state of J&K. FIR has been lodged with Poonch police. Search of the area and further investigations are under progress.

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First Published : 30 May 2017, 02:38:00 PM

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