Man held with 500-gm heroin

Man held with 500-gm heroin

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Amritsar, January 21

The Tarn Taran police on Thursday nabbed Jaspal Singh, alias Jagga, of Dhun village falling under the Khalra police station for allegedly possessing 500 gm of heroin. A case under Sections 21-C, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act has been registered against him.

In a statement issued here on Thursday, SSP Dhruman H Nimbale said that a patrolling police party intercepted Jaspal Singh 1-km ahead of the Dhun village. According to the police, he tried to slip away, but the police team caught hold of him. During search, the police confiscated the contraband from his possession.

He said the accused was produced in a court, which sent him to police remand for further interrogation to ascertain the source of the contraband besides unearthing his forward and backward links. — TNS

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