Kupwara Police busts Narco-terror module, 02 terrorist associates arrested _ Narco substance, Arms & ammunition recovered_

June 27:``On a credible input Kupwara police along with Army 17 Bihar have busted a narco-terror module and arrested two terrorist associates. Huge quantity of narcotics and arms & ammunition have been recovered from their possession.

The arrested terrorist associates have been identified as Manzoor Ahmad Lone son of Gh Mohd Lone and Gh Mohd Lone son of Ab Rahim Lone, both residents of Lachipora Bijhama Baramulla.

Narcotics weighing 13.5 Kg estimated as worth Rs 65-crores and arms & ammunition including Pistol 02 No’s, Pistol Mgs 04 No’s, Pistol Rounds 55 No’s, Hand grenades 04 No’s, Detonators 10 No’s have been recovered from their possession. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their role and complicity in other terror related crimes.

The module was in close connection with Pakistan based terrorist handlers. The above recoveries yet again exposed the nexus between drug dealers and terrorists.

A case FIR No. 51/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Kralpora Kupwara and further investigation into the case has been initiated.```