Dehradun Police have arrested two Army jawans and one other with heroin worth Rs five crore. A revolver along with 13 live cartridges were also seized from their possession.
The jawans were identified as Raju Sheikh and Phool Singh Yadav while the third accused Manju Rehman, was a cousin of Raju Sheikh.
Acting on a tip-off, the police, team stopped a SUV in which the accused were travelling. Upon checking the vehicle, the team found 1 kg of contraband inside.
A joint interrogation team has been formed consisting of police, Army intelligence, Narcotics Control Bureau, Intelligence Bureau and Local Intelligence Unit to grill the three accused, Nivedita Kukreti, senior superintendent of police (SSP) Dehradun.
A case has been registered against the accused under section 8/21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and the investigation is underway.