NIA files chargesheet in heroin seizure at Attari check post case

NIA files chargesheet in heroin seizure at Attari check post case

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New Delhi, May 28 : The federal terror probe agency NIA on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet against narco terrorist Amit Gambhir in a case related to the seizure of 532 kgs of heroin at Integrated check post at Attari on June 29 last year, at Special NIA Court at Mohali in Punjab, an official statement said here.

The accused Amit Gambhir, a resident of Blue city colony in Amritsar, has been booked under sections of 120B of IPC, sections 8 read with 21, 23, 12 read with 24, 27A, 29 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and sections 17, 18 and 20 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Earlier, the agency had filed a chargesheet on December 27,2019 against 16 accused persons and business entities Tariq Ahmad Lone,Jasbir Singh,,Nlrbhail Singh, Sandeep Kaur, Ajay Gupta, Ranjeet Singh alias Rana, Iqbal Singh,Farookh Lone,Sahil,Sohalb Noor, Amir Noor and companies like Kanishk Enterprises Pvt Ltd,Gupta Fast Forwarders ,local Vision impex and Aimex General Trading Company under sections 120B of the IPC; sections 8 read with section 21,23, 12, 24, 29 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and section 17,18,20, and 220 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. On June 29, 2019, a consignment of 532 Kgs of heroin and 52 Kgs of mixed narcotics were seized on at Integrated Check Post (ICP) under sections 135 of Custom Act, 1962 and attendant sections of NDPS Act 1985. During the NIA investigation, it was established the involvement of an international drug racket based in Pakistan as well as in Afghanistan in this case.

Investigation also revealed evidence of generation of funds through sale of narcotics smuggled from across the international border for funding terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the central terror probe agency said, adding that the further investigation in this case has been continued. (UNI)