2 Army Jawans, 1 other arrested with heroin worth Rs 5 cr

Heroin seized

Dehradun,Sept 11: Police arrested two Indian Army jawans and 1 other with heroin worth Rs 5 Crore.

The arrested jawans were identified as Raju Sheikh and Phool Singh Yadav while the third accused Manju Rehman, was a cousin of Raju Sheikh.

Acting on a tip off, Police stopped a SUV in which the accused were travelling. Upon checking the vehicle, the team found 1 kg of contraband inside.

A joint interrogation team comprised of police, Army intelligence, Narcotics Control Bureau, Intelligence Bureau and Local Intelligence Unit was formed to grill the three accused, Nivedita Kukreti, senior superintendent of police (SSP) Dehradun.

A case has been filed against the accused under section 8/21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and the investigation is underway.

Wefornews Bureau

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