Tribune News Service
Amritsar, July 20
The Tarsikka police have arrested two alleged drug peddlers with contraband and two country-made weapons. Cops also recovered Rs 10,000 suspected to be drug money from their possession.
The accused have been identified as Jagatpreet Singh of Khalchian and Gurbaz Singh, a resident of Warring Suba village, falling under the jurisdiction of Goindwal police station in Tarn Taran.
Sub-Inspector Ajaypal Singh told that he had set up a naka at Kat Muchhal village and signalled a motorcycle (PB-02-DZ-1957) to stop. On seeing the police party, the do tried to slip away, but were held by cops.
During their search, the policemen seized 78-gm heroin, two country-made weapons (.32 bore) and cash from their possession.
The duo was produced before the court, which sent them to police custody. Gurbaz has around four cases of the NDPS Act registered against him.
In another incident, the Kamboh police have arrested Jaswant Singh of Nangali village and recovered a .32 bore country-made pistol and three live bullets from him. His two accomplices identified as Pawandeep Singh and Palwinder Singh, both residents of Valtoha, managed to slip away from the spot.
According to the police, they were on a motorcycle (PB-14-B-8273), when they were intercepted at Nangli village.
Sub-Inspector Charanjit Singh (Investigating Officer) said Jaswant told the police that several persons had attacked his son around three months ago and a case was registered in this connection with the Kamboh police. He said the weapon was procured by his son. He said a case under the Arms Act was registered and further probe was on. Raids were carried out to arrest Pawandeep and Palwinder, who were absconding.
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