|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Jan 21: A joint team of Army and Police have recovered a large haul of narcotics near the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu-based defence spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand confirmed the development on Friday. "Based on inputs of likely smuggling of Narcotics through the Line of Control in Poonch, Army along with J&K Police launched relentless operations in the area," he said.
The Colonel said the operations were backed with a well integrated surveillance grid coupled with extensive domination of the areas close to the LoC.
"On the intervening night of January 19 and 20, narcotics weighing approximately 31kg was recovered during a search operation conducted close to the LoC," Anand said.