JAMMU, Aug 5: Continuing its drive to eradicate the drug menace from the society, Gangyal Police under ‘Operation Sanjeevani’ smashed a racket trafficking drugs from cross LoC by arresting a youth along with Pakistan smuggled 30 grams heroin worth Rs 12 lakh in the international market.
As per police sources, on reliable information, a team from Gangyal Police Station laid a naka near Digiana Camp and signaled a scooty bearing registration number JK02BS-2344 to stop for checking.
Instead of stopping the vehicle, the rider accelerated the car and escaped from the spot. Stinking something fishy, the cops intercepted the vehicle after a brief chase.
During checking, police recovered 30 grams of heroin valuing Rs 12 lakh in the international market from the possession of the rider and arrested him.
The arrested person has been identified as Gurdit Singh, son of Bhupinder Singh, a resident of Model Town Gangyal.
During preliminary questioning, the accused disclosed that he had brought the consignment from Srinagar, which was pumped in from Pakistan side for selling among the youth in Jammu and its surrounding areas so as to ruin the future of younger generation.
With their arrest, police not only smashed the drug trafficking racket operating from cross LoC, but also saved the youth from becoming drug addicts.
A case under FIR Number 68/18 under Sections 8/21/22 Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act case has been registered at Gangyal Police Station and investigation started to ascertain the names of other members involved in this illegal trade practices.
Police team led by SHO Gangyal SI Nayat Ali made the arrest under the supervision of SDPO South Mohammad Rafiq Manhas, Incharge SP South Vinay Kumar and SSP Jammu Vivek Gupta.