ED Jammu registers narcotics case
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Jammu has registered Enforcement Case information Report (ECIR)in FIR No. 242/2023 of Police Station Banihal, district Ramban that relates to illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
The Enforcement Directorate ECIR is based on FIR No. 242/2023 of P/s Banihal District Ramban J&K registered against narcotics smugglers namely Sarbjit Singh, son of Parduman Singh, resident of Village Ballan Kartarpur Jalandhar Rural Punjab and Honey Basra, son of Harmesh Lalm resident of Mohalla Palahi Gate Phagwara City Kapurthala Punjab under Sections 8,21,22,29 of NDPS Act 1985 on September 30, 2023.
It is revealed in said FIR that while performing patrolling , Naka and traffic checking duty the patrolling party established a surprise naka at a Railway Chowk where one white colour vehicle Innova bearing registration No. HR12W-4925 which was on its way from Kashmir side towards Banihal reached near naka point and spotted the police party and stopped the vehicle about 100 meters before Naka.
The police party chased both persons and caught hold of them and on search recovered 30 packets of about 1/1 kg of banned contraband Heroine like substance packed in black and white colour polythene were recovered from dashboard of said vehicle.
It is revealed during police investigation of P/s Banihalthat on October 10, 2023 a search was conducted at Mullanpur Dakha, Ludhiana by J&K Police with assistance of Punjab Police was carried out wherein another drug Smuggler Manjeet Singh S/o Satnam Singh was arrested and Rs. 4.94 Crore cash was seized alongwith 44 gm gold and so on. That the offence under PMLA is schedule offence and taken up under PMLA investigation.
It is pertinent to mention that proceeds of Crime generated and projected untainted properties will be taken for attachment during the course of investigation. That during PMLA the proceeds of Crime will be attachment and culprits will be prosecuted under PMLA 2002.