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Three arrested as police bust narco-terror module in north Kashmir’s Kupwara

KUPWARA: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have busted a narco-terror module in the Karnah area of northern Kupwara district.

In a statement, a police spokesperson said that following an input that an individual was trying to find purchasers for heroin, a trap was laid by the police and Army in Karnah and 2 persons were apprehended with 500g heroin.

Those arrested were identified as Shafeeq Ahmad Sheikh son of Late Mohd Shafi Sheikh of Khawarpara Karnah and Tariq Ahmad Malik son of Gh Ahmad Malik of Baghballa.

The spokesman said that further investigation revealed presence of 3 pistols with one Parvez Ahmed Pathan of Sadhpura.

"Parvez was apprehended immediately in a joint raid by the police and Army and 3 pistols, 76 pistol rounds, 6 pistol magazines and 5kg suspected explosive was recovered from his possession," read the statement.

"In this regard FIR has been registered and further interrogations and investigation is ongoing," said the spokesman.


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