In a major success, the Indian Army apprehended Md Kasim, along with two packets of heroin, valued at approximately above Rs. two crores from the Line of Control, in Bhimber Gali of Poonch District on the night of 29 May 2017.
Md Kasim, 23 years, s/o Md Mushtaq Chowdhary, r/o Hamirpur village in Balakot block, Mendhar tehsil of Poonch dist, under the garb of cattle grazer, had gone to the LoC and received the consignment of heroin from a Pakistani Occupied Kashmir National. The alert troops of the Army challenged and apprehended the individual.
The apprehension is a significant blow to the nefarious designs of Pakistan Army in facilitating narco smuggling to fund terrorism in the state of J&K. FIR has been lodged with Poonch police. Search of the area and further investigations are under progress.