Four held with Brown sugar, arms and ammunition in Karnah

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Police on Monday claimed to have arrested four persons along with large quantity of Brown Sugar and arms and ammunition in Tangdhar sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A police statement issued here said that continuing with the efforts of J&K Police to eradicate drug menace from the society, a special team of Police Station Karnah and 124 Bn. BSF laid a special Naka at Sadpora Karnah.

During checking two Sumo vehicles bearing Regt. Nos: JK 05-A 4359 and JK 09-8135 were seen moving in suspicious conditions.

Both the vehicles were stopped and upon their search approximately 12 kgs of contraband substance was recovered from the possession of Rafiq Ahmad son of Gh. Hussain and Zakir Hussain son of Syed Alam both residents of Nawagabra Karnah.

On carrying search of another vehicle JK09- 8135, two persons were found travelling with AK-56 rifles.

Upon their detailed search 2 AK-56 rifles, 2 magazines and AK 56 rounds were recovered from their possession.

They were identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Malik son of Muzafar Malik and Shabir Gakhad son of Ab. Rashid both residents of Hajitarah Karnah.

All the four persons have been arrested under case FIR No. 45/ 2018 u/s 8/21 NDPS Act and 7/25 I.A. Act, and 13 ULA registered in PS Karnah. Further investigations are going on.

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