BSF Seizes Highest-Ever Quantity Of 56 Kg Heroin Along Indo-Pak Border In Rajasthan

BSF Seizes Highest-Ever Quantity Of 56 Kg Heroin Along Indo-Pak Border In Rajasthan

New Delhi, Jun 3: A seizure of at least 56 kg of heroin, the highest-ever quantity recovered along the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan, was effected by the BSF after it thwarted an alleged narcotics-smuggling bid by Pakistani operatives, officials said on Thursday.

“The incident took place on the intervening night of 2-3 when troops sensed suspicious movement at the border. A BSF sentry opened fire, forcing the smugglers to run,” a spokesperson of the Border Security Force (BSF) said.

Officials said the incident was reported from Bundli of Bikaner sector in the desert area of the border state.

During a search, 54 packets of suspected heroin, weighing just over 56 kg, was recovered, the BSF spokesperson said.

This was the highest-ever recovery of drugs during an anti-smuggling operation in the Rajasthan sector, he added.

The spokesperson said the force “foiled attempts by Pakistani smugglers to push contraband substances into India”.—(PTI)

Two Burglars Arrested By Jammu And Kashmir Police

Two Burglars Arrested By Jammu And Kashmir Police

Sopore, June 03: On 02 June 2021, a team of Police Station Tarzoo headed by SHO Insp. Bilal Khanday arrested two burglars during patrolling and recovered stolen property from their possession. A three wheeler auto was also seized which was used in the commission of crime.

The burglars were identified as: 1. Aqib Ahmad Najar S/O Abdul Qayoom Najar 2. Qazi Tawkeer (SPO No. 597 posted at DPL Baramulla) S/O Qazi Irshad, residents of Chankhan Sopore.

In this connection case FIR No. 58/2021 U/S 379 IPC registered at Police Station Tarzoo and further investigation has been taken up.

11 More Died Due To Covid-19 In Jammu And Kashmir, Toll 3963

11 More Died Due To Covid-19 In Jammu And Kashmir, Toll 3963

Srinagar, June 3: Jammu and Kashmir reported 11 more covid-19 deaths since last evening, taking the overall toll to 3963, officials said on Thursday.

Seven of the deaths were reported from Jammu division and four from Kashmir Valley, the officials said.

Among others, they said, a 70-year-old man from AlochiBagh Srinagar died at CD hospital, a week after he was admitted there.

A 69-year-old man from Kakpora Pulwama and a 50-year-old woman from Rainawari Srinagar died at JLNM hospital here, they said. One death was reported at SMHS hospital, they said.

A 62-year-old man from Gangyal Jammu, a 67-year-old man from Miran Sahib Jammu , a 47-year-old man from Jeevan Nagar Jammu, a 50-year-old woman from Kunjwani Jammu, an 87-year-old man from Nanak Nagar Jammu and a 59-year-old man from Rajouri besides a 70-year-old woman from Roop Nagar died at different hospitals of the winter capital. gns

BJP Leader Killing: Ashok Koul Says It Is Security Lapse, “It Is Political Killing Don’t Link It With Return Of Kashmiri Pandits

BJP Leader Killing: Ashok Koul Says It Is Security Lapse, “It Is Political Killing Don’t Link It With Return Of Kashmiri Pandits

Srinagar, Jun 03: Jammu & Kashmir unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said Tral incident is a security lapse and questioned how militants were roaming freely in the area.

“It is a security lapse. We’re not security agencies aware that three unidentified militants were roaming in the area? Is not this a security lapse? We agree with the fact that our leader had not taken PSOs along with him,” BJP general secretary, Ashok Koul, told reporters at Srinagar party office.

BJP leader and chairman Municipal Committee Tral Rakesh Pandita was killed by suspected militants in Tral area of southern Kashmir last night

Koul said the government should admit lapses on its part.

He termed the killing as a political killing and said that this should not be associated with return of Kashmiri Pandits.

“It is a political killing and should not be connected with the return of Kashmir Pandits or other things,” he said.

He said BJP leaders are being targeted by militants from past one year in Kashmir.

He said such incidents should not take place. “Pandita was trying to strengthen the Municipal Committee and was working for development,” he said—kno

Around A Dozen Sheep Perish, Several Missing In Cloudburst In Kokarnag Forests

Around A Dozen Sheep Perish, Several Missing In Cloudburst In Kokarnag Forests

Kokarnag, June 03: At least a dozen sheep died and several went missing after a cloudburst hit Mathindoo Larnoo forest area of Kokarnag in South Kashmir’s Anantnag, officials said on Thursday.

An official toldb that the cloudburst hit Mathindoo Larnoo area and left around a dozen sheep dead while scores of livestock were still missing.

“The livestock belonged to Sthara Shaikh son of Abdul Aziz of Lathoong Surankote and his relatives,” the official said.

Meanwhile, they appealed to the authorities to provide them compensation so that they are able to compensate the losses.

Despite several attempts, tehsildar Larnoo Imtiyaz Amin could not be reached for his comments.kno