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203 kg of poppy straw,15 grms of heroine recovered at Udhampur,04 narcotic smuggler arrested
jkupdate.com | 23-Apr-2019 08:21 PM
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  • During thorough search of vehicle 203 kg of poppy straw were recovered from the vehicle.




UDHAMPUR: Continuing JKP's #WarOnDrugs offensive to contain the spread of narcotic drugs & psychotropic substances, Udhampur police today recovered   203 kg of contraband substance(poppy straw) and 15 grms of Heroine (Chitta) from  narcotic smugglers  at Chenani and  Udhampur 

Giving details Rajiv Pandey, IPS SSP Udhampur Based on some reliable information regarding smuggling of poppy straw, a police party of PS Chenani led by Insp. Paramjeet Singh SHO PS Chenani under the supervision of Santokh Raj Deol SDPO Chenani and Rajinder Kumar Katoch Addl. SP Udhampur laid a naka at Motorshed, NHW, Chenani for frequent checking of vehicles. 

During naka checking, one Mahindra bolero bearing registration No. PB08 DS-2877 was signalled to stop for checking. Instead of stopping the vehicle, the driver of the vehicle broke the barriers and attempted to flee with the vehicle from the spot. The vehicle was chased by the police party and was intercepted at Champari. 

During thorough search of vehicle 203 kg of poppy straw were recovered from the vehicle. The accused driver of the vehicle namely Jagdev Singh S/O Kuldeep Singh R/O Bhundri,Ludhiana alongwith Balkar Singh S/O Kashmir Singh R/O Sangowal,Jalandhar were arrested on spot.

In this connection, a case FIR No. 43/2019 U/S 2019 NDPS stands registered at PS Chenani and further investigation of the case is going on.

In another case,Police party of PS Udhampur led by Insp. Vijay Singh Choudhary SHO PS Udhampur under the supervision of Dr.Rohit Chadgal DySP Hqrs. Udhampur and Rajinder Kumar Katoch Addl. SP Udhampur laid a naka near forest office main bazar, Udhampur  for surprise checking of vehicles.

During naka checking,police party of PS Udhampur intercepted one car bearing registration no. HR26 AN 7715 which was stopped for checking. During search of said vehicle, 15 gms of heroine (Chitta) was recovered from two narcotic smugglers namely Niklesh S/O Anand Kumar R/O Bus Stand, Udhampur and Vikas Thakur S/O  Joginder Singh R/O Omara Morh, Udhampur were arrested on the spot and recovered heroine was seized. 01 associate smuggler fled away from the spot by taking the advantage of traffic on road.The involved vehicle was also seized.

In this connection, a Case FIR no. 179/2019 u/s 8/21/22 NDPS Act stands registered at PS Udhampur and further investigation of the case is taken up.

With this consignments, Udhampur Police succeded in the recovery of 793.6 kgs of Poppy straw and 372.3 grms of Heroine (Chitta) during the year 2019.

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