Reyaz Rashid

VLW arrested with 10.4 kgs heroin worth crores in Uri

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Uri:  Police has arrested a Village-Level Worker (VLW) of Rural Development Department  with over 10 kilograms of heroin worth crores of rupees in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday.
A top police officer said  that during routine checking by a joint team of Police and Army on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway, narcotics weighing 10.4 kilograms were recovered from a vehicle and one person identified as Mohammad Zahid Geelani son of Peer Hassan Din Geelani of Basgran Uri was arrested. Zahid works as VLW in RDD and is posted at BDO office Paranpeelan.
 He said that police has registered a case and investigations are underway.
Preliminary investigations, he said, suggested that the recovered narcotics were heroin and it’s worth 10 crores of rupees.

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