1-kg heroin seized by Valtoha police, 2 held

1-kg heroin seized by Valtoha police, 2 held

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Tarn Taran: The Valtoha police led by SHO Balwinder Singh arrested two motorcyclists from Assal Uttar village and recovered 1-kg heroin from them. SSP Dhruman H Nimbale said two of the accused have been identified as Gursewak Singh Sonu of Rattoke village and Gurdeep Singh Gopi of Kalanjar Uttar. Their third accomplice Sukhwinder Singh of Khemkaran was absconding.

The SSP said Sukhwinder Singh introduced Gursewak Singh and Gurpreet Singh to the smugglers on the mobile phone who threw the consignment from over the fence. The accused were on a motorcycle and when they were stopped by the naka party headed by the SHO, they fell down as they lost control over the motorcycle. The police recovered one kilogram of heroin from the suspects. They have been booked under Sections 21-C, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act. The consignment valued at around Rs5 crore in the international market. OC

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