Jammu, Sep 17:

Jammu police today busted a drug racket and arrested six narcotic smugglers after recovering Heroin and Rs 3 lakh cash and two vehicles from their possession at heart of the city in Jewel Chowk area.

The accused have been identified as Farooq Ahmed Dar of Mendhar in Poonch, Mehmood Ahmd  of Mendhar Poonch, Liaqat Ali of Balakote in Poonch, Mohd Shabbir of Lanjot Poonch, Akhlaq Khan of Manjakote Rajouri  and Mumtaz Ahmed  of Mendhar Poonch.

Police recovered cash amount of Rs 3 lakh and  Heroin weighing 518  gram from their possession. As per reports, the catch was made based on the information that some narcotic smugglers were roaming  in the  Jewel Chowk area and accordingly a police party headed by SHO Raghubir Singh of police station Nowabad apprehended two vehicles one Tata Sumo bearing Registration no  JK 22- 7655 and another Santro car JK 01Q- 3740.