Jammu: Police arrested a narcotics smuggler and recovered 1.4 kilogram heroin worth over Rs.5 crore in the international market from Bhaderwah tehsil of Doda district on Monday evening, police said.

According to SSP Doda Parbhat Singh, a police party led by SHO Bhaderwah had laid a trap at Dandi bypass in the town following reports of narcotics smuggling.

In the evening, police nabbed narcotics smuggler Mohd Shafi, a resident of Chanyas and seized two packets of heroin each weighing 700 grams from his possession.

He was trying to smuggle narcotics from Bhaderwah to Jammu, the police sources said.