New Delhi: Security forces foiled another attempt to smuggle narcotics to fund terror groups active in different parts of Jammu and Kashmir. Arms and ammunition being sent to Srinagar for target killings also recovered in Parimpora area of Srinagar.
Pakistan-based terror groups making money by selling drugs
Pakistan-based terror groups are making money by selling drugs. This money is used to finance terror groups active in J&K. Security forces on Sunday foiled another attempt of the drug mafia to smuggle heroin worth crores to different parts of the country from Kashmir Valley. Four packets of heroin worth crores have been recovered by a joint team of the Baramulla Police and the Army from the Hathlanga area of Uri near the Line of Control (LoC).
Heroin was smuggled from Pakistan
As per the preliminary investigation, the consignment of heroin was smuggled from Pakistan through the Line of Control (LoC) and handed over to the local drug traffickers.
Sources said that the consignment was supposed to dispatch outside Jammu and Kashmir to sell the same in the market.
Security forces intercept huge cache of arms & ammunition
Besides acting tough against Narco terrorism, forces also foiled a major terrorist plot of target killing and attack on non-local laborers by intercepting and recovering a huge cache of arms and ammunition including 3 AK series rifles and two pistols. The ammunition was being sent from Pattan area of Baramulla to a particular location in Srinagar, the arms consignment caught by police was concealed in a Mobile vehicle. Police has arrested three Hybrid terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba in this connection and further investigation is ongoing.