Baramulla: Police on Saturday said that it has arrested ten persons and recovered and recovered Arms/ammunition, nine Kg Heroin and cash from their possession in Baramulla district of North Kashmir.
In a statement issued here on Saturday police said that on specific information, Baramulla Police along with Army 3-Rajput and 53Bn CRPF at a checkpoint established at Bandi Uri signalled a Maruti Swift vehicle to stop, but the person driving the said vehicle tried to flee from the spot and the alert joint party stopped the said vehicle tactfully in which three persons were travelling.
Stating that the above named travellers travelling in the Maruti Swift vehicle were identified as Sajid Ahmad Shah son of Mohammad Nazir Shah resident of Lalpora Lolab, Kupwara, Sharafat Khan son of Lal Badshah Khan resident of Keran Kupwara and Shahid Hussain son of Wali Mohammad Rather resident of Khaipora Tangmarg, police in it’s statement further said that during checking, some quantity of contraband substance (Heroin) and arms/ammunition along with cash was recovered from the said vehicle and all the three persons were arrested.
Revealing that upon questioning, the officers learnt that the said arms/ammunition & contraband substance (Heroin) was received from across the LoC to provide aid to the militants outfits, police in it’s statement said “the accused persons also disclosed that some deliveries had been taken by some other parties but special checkpoints were immediately established, under the supervision of DySP Hqrs/DySP PC Baramulla along with 52RR”.
Police further said that in such series of actions, persons identified as Reyaz Ahmad Hajam son of Ali Mohammad Hajam resident of Yarikah Chadoora, Budgam, Adil Bashir son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Nemthal Chadoora Budgam and Angraz Singh son of Harjeet Singh resident of Chadharpur Tehsil-Ajnala, District Amritsar Punjab were tactfully arrested.
Stating that one Hyundai Verna, Scooty, cash and some contraband substance (Heroin) besides arms/ammunition were seized, police in it’s statement said “ police party from Baramulla headed by Addl. SP Baramulla and assisted by Jammu Police also arrested four more accused persons from Jammun identified as Raman son of Prem resident of Housing Board Colony Ferozpur Punjab, Rohit son of Gopal Chand resident of Bastia border road Ferozpur, Punjab, Krishan son of Vijay Kumar resident of Bastia border road Ferozpur Punjab and Fayaz Ahmad Khan son of Mohd Ashraf resident of Keran Kupwara.
Saying that Indian currency worth Rs.16 lacs were recovered from the possession of the above named accused and an Eicher Canter truck was also seized, police in it’s statement said “the total incriminating materials recovered from their instance includes 10 Chinese grenades, 04 Chinese Pistols, 04 Pistol Magazine, 20 Pistol rounds, Indian Currency Rs.21.5 lacs, Heroine 09Kgs (worth ₹45 crores) and 02 Cheques (Amounting Rs.100,000/-)”.
In the concluding para of it’s above referred statement police also said “03 vehicles (Eicher Canter Truck bearing registration number PB13AR-8956, Hyundai Verna bearing registration number DL7CM-9873 and Maruti Swift bearing registration number JK01AP-0040) and a Scooty bearing registration number JK01AA-1827 were also seized, police in it’s statement said that a case FIR No. 63/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Uri and further investigation is going on.