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J&K: 30 Kg Of ‘Drug-Like’ Substance Worth About Rs 25 Crore Recovered Along LoC In Uri

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Srinagar: Baramulla Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rayees Mohammad Bhat on Sunday mentioned the Indian Military personnel have recovered round 30 kg of a contraband-like substance, most certainly medicine, price about Rs 25 crore within the black market alongside the Line of Management (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri sector.

The IPS officer mentioned the alert Indian troops deployed alongside the LoC in Uri sector in Baramulla district of north Kashmir noticed some suspicious motion on Saturday.

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“Upon a search of the realm, it was discovered {that a} contraband-like substance, most certainly medicine, was dropped there,” he added.

The highest cop mentioned the peddlers making an attempt to smuggle the medicine into the Indian facet of the LoC ran away after observing the troops’ motion.

Bhat mentioned two luggage with Pakistani markings containing roughly 25 to 30 kg of a drug-like substance have been recovered from the spot.

“The precise nature of the heroin-like substance is being ascertained by means of the authorities involved. The worth of the suspected contraband is round Rs 20-25 crore within the black market,” he instructed reporters in Baramulla, PTI reported.

The IPS officer added {that a} cap, a few backpacks and a few gunny luggage have been additionally recovered from the spot.

Asserting that authorized proceedings have been initiated after the suspected contraband was handed over to the police, the highest cop mentioned {that a} case below the related sections of legislation has been registered.

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The SSP additional mentioned “the large drug haul alongside the LoC showcases the nefarious designs of the Pakistan-based narco-terror nexus and its inimical intent to abet terrorism and finance terror in India”.

“This drug bust is a big setback to the nexus,” he added.

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