Apples laden truck smuggling heroin worth crores seized, driver nabbed in Jammu
Jammu & Kashmir

Apples laden truck smuggling heroin worth crores seized, driver nabbed in Jammu

Jammu, Nov 7: Days after the sleuths of Narcotics Control Bureau seized huge consignment of heroin from Nagrota and Lakhanpur, the department yet again seized a heroin worth crores from Narwal area here on city outskirts, police sources here said.

Sources said that a team of NCB late on Monday night intercepted a truck coming from Kashmir here at Narwal.

“The truck (JK09A-8777) was loaded with boxes containing apples,” they said and added that during frisking, three boxes were recovered carrying contraband of heroin.

The heroin weighed around 50-kg having approximate values of Rs 100 crore in international market, they said adding, “the truck driver identified as Qayum, resident of Kupwara was arrested on the spot while the matter is being investigated. (UNI)