Man arrested for possessing drugs worth nearly 50 lakh



A man with 500 grams of heroin has been arrested by the Police in Kishtwar district as per reports. After receiving  specific inputs, a police team set up a check point at Bimarnag near Hadyal area and intercepted a man of Kishtwar on the basis of suspicion. The man was frisked and 500 grams of heroin worth Rs 50 lakh was seized from him. He has been identified as Mohammed Rafiq, a resident of Kishtwar’s Sarawan Thakrie area.

A case has already been registered against him under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic substances Act, as told by sources. Initial probes suggest that the accused had received the consignment from somewhere in Doda district.

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