JAMMU: The Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) on Thursday performed searches at six areas, 5 in Jammu district and one in Tarn Taran district of Punjab, in reference to its investigation of a narco-terror module associated to seizure of about 61kg heroin and arms and ammunitions on the Worldwide Border (IB) in Arnia of Jammu.
“A case was registered on September 20 final 12 months at Arnia police station in reference to unprovoked firing at a police patrolling celebration from the Pakistan facet to offer cowl for smuggling exercise. The case was re-registered by the NIA on November 26 and brought up for investigation,” an NIA officer stated.
Earlier, six accused—Jash Raj Singh of Sai Kalan, Subash Chander of Sai Phagala, Sham Lal of Arnia, Gurbakash Singh of Bhour Camp Satwari, Bishan Dass alias Raju of Akhnoor, and Ajeet Kumar alias Kala of Khour—have been arrested throughout raids at completely different locations in Jammu, the officer stated.
Primarily based on their disclosures, a crew of Jammu Police led by RS Pura DSP Shabir Khan arrested the kingpin of the narco-terror gang, one Gurpratap Singh from Taran Taran in Punjab.
The costs in opposition to the accused embody legal conspiracy for finishing up anti-national actions and to assist terrorist organizations by amassing funds and channelling the proceeds of medication for furthering the actions of terrorist teams like Babbar Khalsa Worldwide (BKI).
The NIA officer stated that in September 2020, Gurpratap Singh had acquired 10kg heroin from Pakistan-based handlers via his associates, meant for funding the actions of the BKI in Punjab.