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Army, J&K Police recover approx 31 kg narcotics in J-K’s Poonch

21/01/2022 at 3:53 PM

Srinagar, Jan 21: The Indian Army alongwith Jammu and Kashmir Police conducted a joint operation in Poonch where they managed to recover about 31 kilograms of narcotics.

The Public Relations Officer of Defence Ministry in Jammu released a press note today that stated, “Indian Army unearthed a huge consignment of Narcotics along the Line of Control in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. Based on inputs of likely smuggling of Narcotics through the Line of Control in Poonch, Indian Army along with J-K Police launched relentless operations in the area.”

Following this, the security officials conducted a search operation very close to the Line of Control. “The operations were backed up with a well integrated surveillance grid coupled with extensive domination of the areas close to the Line of Control. On January 19-20, 2022, narcotics weighing approximately 31 kilograms have been recovered in a search operation conducted by the Indian Army and JIKP, very close to the Line of Control,” it further said.

Further investigation in the matter is underway.

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