2 held with 1.5-kg opium, 18-kg poppy husk in Ludhiana

2 held with 1.5-kg opium, 18-kg poppy husk in Ludhiana

A drug smuggler in the CIA custody in Ludhiana on Friday.

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, December 3

The CIA wing of the Ludhiana rural police nabbed two smugglers in separate cases and recovered a huge quantity of poppy husk and opium from them.

In-charge, CIA, Inspector Prem Singh Bhangu in a press conference stated that acting on secret information, a naka was laid at Malak village, where scooter-borne Joginder Singh of Ferozepur was stopped and 1 kg of opium was recovered from him. A case under the NDPS Act was registered against him today.

The CIA Inspector said Joginder Singh was on the way to deliver the consignment of opium to his clients.

In the second case, the CIA wing nabbed Jagroop Singh, alias Jupa, resident of Rasulpur village, and recovered 18 kg of poppy husk and 500 gram opium from his possession. Acting on a tip-off, a naka was laid near Rasulpur village where a truck, being driven by Jagroop Singh, was stopped for checking. During the checking of the truck, poppy husk and opium was recovered. A case under the NDPS Act was registered against Jagroop Singh.

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