J&K

Huge quantity of heroin-like substance recovered in J&K: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said that a huge quantity of narcotics was recovered in the Basooni area of Mendhar.

According to a statement a police spokesperson said that on a specific information about the dealing of narcotics between unknown persons in Basooni in the intervening night of 21-22 Oct, SDPO Mendhar Zaheer Abbas Jafri alongwith police party of SHO Mendhar launched searches in the area.

“During search, they recovered narcotics (Heroin like substance) in three packets  weighing 3.2 kg,” the statement said.

In this regard, police said a case under FIR number 247/2020 at Police Station Mendhar has been lodged and investigation is going on  to trace its linkages .

“People of the area have appreciated the role of police in recovery of this huge quantity of narcotics and trying to curb this menace which spoils the youth of the area,” the statememt added—(KNO)

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