Security forces bust ‘narco-terror’ module, detain three in Kupwara raid

The Kashmir Pulse
1 min readJun 15, 2024

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SRINAGAR — Three persons were detained as security forces busted a ‘narco-terror’ module in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday.

An official quoted by the news agency Kashmir Scroll said that after receiving input that a person was trying to find purchasers for heroin, a trap was laid by Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Indian Army in Karnah.

He said that two persons were later apprehended with approximately 500 grams of heroin. They have been identified as Shafeeq Ahmad Sheikh son of Late Mohammad Shafi Sheikh, a resident of Khawarparab Karnah and Tariq Ahmad Malik son of Ghulam Ahmad Malik, a resident of Baghballa.

“Further investigation revealed the presence of three pistols with a person identified as Parvez Ahmed Pathan, a resident of Sadhpura,” he said.

Immediately, Parvez was apprehended in a joint raid by the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Indian Army. “Three pistols, 76 pistol rounds, six pistol magazines and approximately, five kilograms of suspected explosives were recovered from his possession,” the official said.

In this regard, the official added, an FIR was registered and further interrogations and investigations are going on.

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