JAMMU, Aug 14: Anti Narcotic Task Force (ANTF) of Jammu and Kashmir Police nabbed two persons along with 32 kilograms of high grade cannabis valuing approximately Rs 1.30 crore.
In its official statement, ANTF Jammu said that unit received specific information that a drugs smuggling bid is being attempted in a truck bearing registration number PB11CA-5272 parked in Transport Yard by the drug smugglers who have come from Kashmir and are carrying consignment to Mumbai.
On receiving this information, ANTF team swung into action and started search operation in Transport Yard.
“The team tasked in search successfully located the truck and two persons were nabbed from the spot who have been identified as Angrez Singh, son of Joginder Singh and Sahib Singh, son of Jail Singh, both residents of Taran Taran, Punjab”, ANTF press note further read.
During search of the said truck, 32 kilograms of high grade cannabis was recovered which was brought from Kashmir and was set to handover to Mumbai based peddlers.
ANTF has been able to break this drug cartel which was the main interstate racket of cannabis.
Both the smugglers have been arrested and truck has been seized and a case has been registered under relevant sections of law and ANTF is investigating further links, the press note read.
A team led by DySP Arun Jamwal and assisted by Inspector Sunil Singh Jasrotia and Inspector Parvez Sajjad made the arrest under the supervision of SP Vinay Sharma.