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NIA Recovers Rs 91 Lakhs Cash as Drug Proceeds in Handwara Narco-Terrorism case

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New Delhi. NIA recovered proceeds of narcotics to the tune of Rs.91 Lakhs in cash in Handwara Narco-Terrorism case.

Recently, NIA had arrested five accused persons from Srinagar and Jammu on 01.03.2021 and had taken them on remand for 15 days. Based upon examination and disclosure of arrested accused persons, NIA conducted searches and recovered proceeds of narcotics smuggling to the tune of 91 Lakhs. The amount was found concealed in a field in village Gurwal, PS Ramgarh, Distt. Samba, J&K. Investigation revealed that arrested accused Romesh Kumar had received the cash proceeds of drugs from narco-smugglers based in Kashmir valley for self as well as for further channelization to different terrorist entities.

The case was initially registered at PS Handwara, District Kupwara J&K wherein during checking of vehicles at Kairo Bridge, Handwara, accused Abdul Momin Peer’s Hyundai Creata vehicle was intercepted by police and during search Rs. 20 Lakhs along with two Kgs Heroin was recovered. NIA had re-registered the case on 23.06.2020 and taken up the investigation.

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