Continuing its drive against the drug menace, today on 05.06.2020 District Police Samba arrested two drug smugglers, recovered 500 gms Charas (in 30 Challis)and 4.500 kgs of Poppy Straw from their possession.
Acting of reliable information, a Police party of P/S Samba laid a naka at NHW near Palah Morh, Samba and intercepted a person moving suspiciously. While frisking of said person, 20 Nos challis of charas were recovered. The accused was arrested and contraband item was seized.
The said accused person has been identified as Roshan Kumar S/o Vijay Kumar R/O Sargal, Samba.
On sustained interrogation, the said accused disclosed the name of another drug smuggler to whom he bought the said narcotics. At this Police team was immediately deputed for the search of second drug smuggler to expose the drug nexus operating in the area.
Finally after hectic efforts, Police team of PS Samba apprehended the second drug smuggler from Ghagwal who has been identified as Sunil Singh S/o Ashok Singh R/O Gurah Jattan, Ghagwal.
During questioning of accused Sunil Singh, 10 more Challis alongwith 4.500 Kgs Poppy Straw were recovered from his residence on his disclosure.
In all, 30 challis weighing a total of 500 gms of charas and 4.500 kgs of Poppy Straw were recovered.
In this connection, a case FIR No. 145/2020 U/S 8/20 NDPS Act got registered and investigation started.