Police busts narco- militancy module busted in Kupwara

One held, huge quantity of heroin recovered

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed that they have busted a Pakistan sponsored Narco- militancy module and have arrested a militant associate who was identified as Mukhtar Husain Shah son of Syed Akbar Shah resident of Panjtaran Karnah area of Kupwara district.
As per Police incriminating material narcotic substance Heroine 9Kgs (worth ₹60 Cr. Market value) were recovered from his possession, while the other absconded involved persons have been identified and efforts are being taken to arrest them. Police alleged that module was in close connection with Pakistan based militant handlers and were involved in drug trade & assisting financially to active militants operating in the valley. The recoveries also exposed the inter connection between drug dealers and militants, the spokesman said.
The spokesman said the module was working for militants to strengthen their activities in the valley and were misguiding and motivating the local youth of the Valley to join militant ranks. “A case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Karnah and investigation has been taken up. A special investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to ascertain the details of accused ties with terrorist outfits, radicals, smugglers and other anti national elements,” the police spokesman said.

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