MIRPUR (AJK): (Parliament Times) In a successful grand operation to nab the drug paddlers, Mirpur police Wednesday recovered 12 and half kilogram of Charas from the custody of the two alleged drug traffickers belonging to Peshawar.
Senior Superintendent of Police Mirpur Raja Irfan Salim told this Correspondent that a special police team headed by City Inspector Muhammad Naseer, Station House Officer, on a tip off, netted two accused Zaroli Khan s/o Shah Jee and Chairman Khan s/o Member Khan, residents of Peshawar, during surprise raid on a moving car and recovered and confiscated 12 and half kilogram (12.500 KG) of Charas from their custody besides impounding the car carrying the contraband.
The SSP said that preliminary investigations revealed that the arrested accused belonged to an inter-provincial gang of drug traffickers which was engaged in trafficking of the narcotics to various Punjab and AJK cities.
Elaborating , Irfan Salim said that Mirpur police had nabbed a fake Army doctor, identified as Hassan Waqar s/o Shafaat Ahmed r/o Sohawa District Jhelum, roaming in a car with revolving blue light of police and fake wireless antennas on its roof top, a few days ago. On query, the arrested accused fake doctor confessed of smuggling the narcotics / charas through mobile move under the garb of the â€œarmy doctorâ€.
The arrested fake doctor confessed of his-self being the part of the inter-provincial drug paddlers including the above two arrested accused.
The arrested accused were taking away the charas from Peshawar to Sehensa area of Kotli district of Mirpur division when they were nabbed by the Mirpur city police. Police have booked both the accused under prevention of narcotics act and further investigations are in progress.
At the same time, Mirpur police arrested two principal accused involved in two separate murder cases reported in Jaada area of Mirpur and Pippli area of Dadayal sub division, the SSP said adding that the arrested accused included Safiyan Ali s/o Muhabbat Ali Jaat of Jaada and Qamar Hussain s/o Innayat Ali Jaat of Loona, Sehensa, Kotli district.
Police have also recovered the weapons of offense including 12-bore rifle from the custody of the accused Qamar Hussain and 30-bore pistol from the custody of the accused Safiyan Ali. Further investigations are in progress.
The SSP said that since police was performing its duties, round the clock, for the sake of the security of the life and property of the masses, the public was appealed to continue the due cooperation with the police for the total elimination of crimes and anti-social elements from the society.