2 Lashkar terrorists arrested in Kashmir, drugs, AK-56 rifle, grenades recovered

Kupwara/July 26: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have been arrested from Kupwara in Kashmir on Sunday by the joint team of J&K Police and 7 RR of the Indian Army. Around 10.2 kg narcotics with a market value of ₹50 crore and an AK-56 rifle was also recovered from these Lashkar terrorists.

“A consignment of war like stores and narcotics was apprehended last night at Sadhna Pass at the mouth of Tangdhar, Kupwara, based on the inputs about smuggling,” said Shriram Ambarkar, SSP Kupwara. Army dog, aided by the detectors and scanners helped to locate the concealed and hidden packages from the vehicle.

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The search operation led to apprehension of three suspects and seizure of two vehicles, one AK-56 rifle, bullet magazine and other ammunition. Two Chinese pistols with bullet magazines, 20 grenades along with 10.2 kg drugs were also recovered. Click on the link given to watch our video report.

Suhail Yousuf Shah
Suhail Yousuf Shah
Suhail Yousuf Shah is a Kashmir-based senior journalist.

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  1. […] Geelani too came out strongly against drug addiction and said, “Health experts and institutions reveal horrifying data that no sane person wants to believe. After 2015, there is addition of more than 6,000 addicts every year, which indicates a good number of teenage girls, enough to demolish any social fabric to rubble without anybody knowing it.” Observing that “…the drug menace seems to be the last nail in the coffin and before this evil destroys the basics of our culture, identity, faith and social network, it needs to be dealt with a strong hand,” he spoke of an urgent requirement of this malaise to be addressed at village, mohalla, district and state levels. However, just like Mirwaiz, Geelani too didn’t outline any active role for the Hurriyat in combating drug menace in Kashmir. […]

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