Jammu, Mar 23: In a major breakthrough police have arrested three drug peddlers with heroin worth crores and a cash here in Trikuta Nagar area.
“We have arrested three narcotic smugglers with a huge consignment of heroin worth crores in the international market and a cash on Friday,” Superintendent of Police, South Jammu, Sandeep Chaudhary here told reporters.
He said that the accused identified as Kulbir Singh alias Kheer, a resident of Rani Bagh, Jammu, Paramjeet Singh alias Pamma, a resident of Karalian, Samba and Sandeep Singh, a resident of Chowadhi, Jammu have been arrested with 1800 grams heroin near Channi Pooli, Trikuta Nagar and cash worth Rs 2,35,000.
“Arrested persons used to allegedly procure drugs from Poonch and supply the same in Jammu,” said the SP adding that further investigation is being conducted to pinpoint his contact persons in Jammu through whom he used to get the drugs peddled to youth in Jammu.
Terming this catch as an important milestone, Mr Chaudhary added that drugs are the single greatest threat to our society.