Poonch, March 09 : A man hailing from Line of Control village of Mendhar has been detained by forces after suspected drugs and currency to the tune of about ten lakh rupees was recovered from his possession.

Sources told KNO revealed that a man moving on LoC was subjected to physical frisking by Army authorities during which two packets of white colored powder and bundles of 500 rupees denominations notes were recovered.

They said that white colored powder weighing about two kilograms recovered from his possession is suspected to be drugs powder while the cash recovered is also suspected to be fake.

The boy, who was initially detained by Army, has now been handed over to police in Mendhar Police Station, they said, adding that further investigation into the matter is going on.

A police official identified the accused as Mohammad Zaffar, son of Shabir Ahmed of Dabsi village of Balakote Tehsil area of Mendhar.(KNO)