Two arrested with 4 kg opium and 50 kg poppy husk
Jalandhar: In a significant breakthrough the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police at present busted an interstate gang involved in smuggling opium and poppy husk by arresting two individuals together with 4 kilograms of opium and 50 kilograms of poppy husk.
Divulging the main points, the Commissioner of Police Jalandhar Gurpreet Singh Bhullar mentioned that on a tip off that an interstate gang is working for provide of opium and poppy husk within the space. He mentioned that checking was organized by the CIA Staff-I close to Paragpur Police put up throughout which a truck bearing quantity HR 68 A 5148, coming from Phagwara facet, was intercepted by the Police. Bhullar mentioned that through the checking the motive force of truck recognized as Malkiat Khan and his confederate Ranjit Singh alias Jeeti instructed that it had plastic granules which have been to be delivered in Baddi and Patiala.
The Commissioner of Police mentioned that thorough checking of truck was organized underneath supervision of Assistant Commissioner of Police Major Singh after which 50 kilograms of poppy husk stacked under the plastic baggage and 4 kilograms of opium hidden within the cabin of the truck was recovered. He mentioned that each the truck driver and his confederate have been arrested by the Police and a FIR underneath part 15, 18/61/85 NDPS Act has been registered towards the accused at Jalandhar cantt Police station. Bhullar mentioned that through the investigation the accused had confessed that they have been a part of interstate gang involved in smuggling of medicine to the state.
The Commissioner of Police mentioned that the accused revealed that they have been into this commerce from final three years and this consignment was to be handed over to some individual on National freeway at a delegated place. He mentioned that the accused used to convey the consignment of medicine from the Chittorgarh (Rajasthan) and provide it within the state. Bhullar mentioned that additional investigation into the case was happening.