Police seized 30 kg heroin from a hotel here during checking.
“A bag was recovered from a hotel room during checking, in which heroin was found. A case has been registered,” Anita Sharma, SSP Ramban said on Thursday.
Acting on reliable information regarding some illegal activity taking place near Banihal railway station, a police team led by SDPO, Banihal, Sajjad Sarwa, rushed to the railway station site and started checking the parked vehicles and adjoining hotels.
‘Nakas’ were laid on all the link roads connecting the railway station as well as on the national highway. While searching one of the rooms in ‘hotel Chinar’, an unattended bag was found lying inside the room.
While searching the bag, 30 packets of heroin of equal size and quantity were found inside it. An FIR has been registered at Banihal Police Station under sections of 8, 21 and 22 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 Act.