12 booked for violating night curfew

Two held with 1,350 intoxicating injections | SSP for strict implementation of health guidelines

12 booked for violating night curfew

Cops check vehicles during night curfew in Jalandhar. Tribune Photo:Malkiat Singh

Our Correspondent

Hoshiarpur, December 2

Senior Superintendent of Police Navjot Singh Mahal on Wednesday directed all police officers, including SHOs, to solve the untraced cases at the earliest besides implementing night curfew in letter and spirit across the district amid Covid-19 restrictions.

Holding a meeting here at the Police Lines, Mahal also appealed to people to ensure strict adherence to Covid-related advisories and instructed police officers to act against those found violating night curfew. He said on December 1 night, as many as 12 cases under Section 188 of the IPC have been registered against curfew violators. He directed the SHOs to maintain law and order besides launching crackdown against drugs.

Mahal said the Garhshankar police under the supervision of ASP Tushar Gupta arrested two person with 1,350 intoxicating injection from a secret compartment made in the car. SHO Garhshankar Iqbal Singh and Inspector Special Cell Surjit Singh, while patrolling at Chak Routan last night, tried to stop a car, but the driver instead fled by speeding up the car. The police party gave a chase and nabbed them from near a dry drain, where their car got struck. During search, the police recovered 1,350 intoxicating injections from a secret compartment.

A case under Section 22 (c)/61/55 of the NDPS Act was registered at Garhshankar police station. Similar cases were registered against them in Nawanshahr Sadar police station as well.

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