The Anti Narcotic Task Force (ANTF) of Jammu and Kashmir police, specialized unit to check the rising menace of drugs peddling in Jammu and Kashmir, achieved another success on Friday after it foiled a bid to smuggle Charas from Kashmir to Mumbai.
ANTF nabbed two smugglers along-with Thirty-two kilograms of High-Grade Charas worth approx. 1.3 Cr.
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 PB11CA5272 parked in Transport Yard by the drug smugglers who have come from Kashmir and are carrying consignment to Mumbai.
On reviving this information, ANTF team swung into action and started search operation in the 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 S/O Joginder Singh and Sahib Singh S/O Jail Singh, both R/O Tarantaran, Punjab” ANTF press note further reads.
During the search, 32 kilograms of Charas was recovered from the spot which was brought from Kashmir and was set to hand over the consignment to Mumbai based peddlers.
ANTF has been able to break this drug cartel which was the main interstate racket of Charas.
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. More arrests expected.