SRINAGAR: National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested the key accused in a J&K drug smuggling racket from Srinagars Bemina locality on Thursday for allegedly smuggling and selling heroin. The accused Afaq Ahmad Wani from Handwaras Maratgam area, who was working as a branch manager at Baramulla Central Co-operative Bank in Handwara, had been evading arrest since June 11.
On Thursday, he was traced to his Bemina hideout and arrested, an NIA spokesperson said, adding that earlier, cash worth Rs 30,30,000 and 3.2kg of heroin was seized from his Handwara residence. He was produced before an NIA special court in Jammu which remanded him to 12-day NIA custody for interrogation.
The agency has already seized 21kg of heroin and cash worth Rs 1,35,89,850 from the members of the drug syndicate. The accused had been smuggling drugs and psychotropic substances in huge quantitiRead More – Source