Baramulla Police busts Narco-terror module; 2 persons arrested

Contraband worth ₹18 crores seized

BARAMULLA, February 05: Today on 05/02/2022 police party of PS Uri and PP Kamalkote headed by SHO PS Uri were patrolling the area from Dachi towards Basgran.

During the patrolling, two vehicles Celero-X bearing registration No. JK09C-1584 and Alto bearing registration No. JK05G-0247 were found on a link road towards Dachi in a suspicious condition. Police patrolling party moved towards the vehicles, but after seeing the Police party both the drivers try to flee from the spot.

However, due to timely action of the alert Police party both the persons were apprehended tactfully. Both the vehicles mentioned above were searched accordingly.

During the search Three (03) packets of contraband apparently Heroin was recovered from Celerio vehicle and Five (05) packets of contraband apparently Heroin was recovered from Alto vehicle mentioned above. In total 08 packets of contraband weighing approximately about 09Kgs was recovered.

The cost of the contraband in black market is about 18 crores. Both the persons were questioned on the spot.

During questioning the driver of the Alto car revealed his name as Mohd Sabir Barwal son of Faqeer Ali resident of Jabda Kamalkote Tehsil Uri and Driver of the Celerio car revealed his name as Parvaiz Ahmad Tantray son of Ghulam Nabi Tantray resident of Reban Rafiabad Sopore.

During their personal search mobile phones, one cheque to the tune of rupees ₹5 lacs and one Adhaar Card was recovered from the possession of Mohd Sabir Barwal. Seven cheques amounting to ₹9,79,500/- two blank cheques, 01 cheque book containing 22 leaves, one Adhaar card, one cell phone, Pan Card, e-sharam card, 02 ATM cards, 01 Kisan Card, 01 Debit Card and other documents were recovered from the possession of Parvaiz Ahmad Tantary.

In this regard case FIR No.17/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation has been taken up.