Constable among 3 arrested with hawala money

Three persons including a police constable were arrested for alleged involvement in hawala racket and Rs 5 lakh was seized from their possession.

Jammu: Three persons including a police constable were arrested on the outskirts of Jammu for alleged involvement in hawala racket and Rs 5 lakh was seized from their possession, police said on Sunday.

Acting on a tip off, a joint team of Special Operation Group Jammu and Nagrota police intercepted a vehicle on Jammu-Srinagar highway yesterday, they said.

The joint team during the search recovered Rs 5 lakh of hawala money which was being transported to Jammu from Srinagar.

The three arrested were identified as police constable Zahid Latif, Taslim Arfan and Rakesh Kumar -- all belonging to Jammu.
A case has been registered and efforts are being made to collect further details related to the case, police said.
PTI

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