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2 arrested with contraband substance in Udhampur

12:27 AM Dec 17, 2023 IST | M M PARVAIZ
2 arrested with contraband substance in udhampur
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Ramban, Dec 16: Udhampur Police arrested two persons including a driver after they recovered contraband (31 kgs of poppy straw) and 3.4 grams of heroin ( Chitta) from their possession on Saturday.

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Police sources said a police team led by SHO Police Station Udhampur Inspector Raghubir Choudhary intercepted a truck bearing registration number JK02AK -8565 at Police Check Post, Jakhani established on National Highway. During checking of the vehicle, 31 kgs and 400 grams of poppy straw was recovered.

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They said the driver of the vehicle identified as Jeevan Raj son of Parkash Nath resident of Kallar, Udhampur was arrested. Police said in another case a patrolling party of Police Station Udhampur arrested a person who was roaming under suspicious circumstances on circular road Udhampur. During his frisking 3.24 grams of (contraband) heroin (Chitta) was recovered from his possession.

Police said the person, Imran Ayub @ Mini son of Mohammad Ayoob resident of Shankar Nagar, Udhampur was arrested on the spot.

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Police have registered two separate cases under relevant sections of the NDPS Act at Police Station Udhampur. Meanwhile, a senior Police Officer at District Police Office Udhampur informed that during the year 2023, more than 100 persons were arrested and a large quantity of narcotics recovered. He said around 86 cases under relevant sections of the NDPS Act were registered by the Udhampur Police until mid-December 2023.

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