Five drug peddlers arrested

Five drug peddlers arrested

Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, May 29

The police have arrested five drug peddlers from separate places in the city and seized intoxicating drugs, heroin and opium from their possession.

Bobby, a resident of Old Quarters in Civil Hospital, was nabbed from the Old Jail Road area and 4,760 capsules of narcotic drugs were seized from him. Among the drugs seized from Bobby were 300 strips (of 10 capsules each) of Parvon Forte and 220 strips (of eight caspules each) of Spasmo Proxyvon. A case under sections 22/61/85 of the NDPS has been registered against him.

The Dehlon police have arrested two persons, identified as Jarnail Singh of Janta Nagar and Mohinder Partap of Guru Amardas Colony in Lohara, who were carrying 1,910 tablets of habit-forming drug Tramadol and Covidol.

The motorcycle that they were using to transport the drugs was also impounded and a case under the NDPS Act registered against them.

The Daba police have recovered 55 gram of heroin from a house in Gill Colony on information provided by Harpreet Singh. The police said the suspect was already in custody for a case under sections 307/34 of the IPC and 25/54/59 of the Arms Act registered against him on May 11. The contraband was recovered from his second house on the basis of information extracted from him during interrogation. Now, a case under sections 21/61/85 of the NDPS Act has been slapped on the accused.

In yet another seizure, the police nabbed Navpreet Singh, a resident of Sector 32-A on Ludhiana-Chandigarh Road, with 200 gram of opium while he was on the way ferrying the contraband in his car. The vehicle has been impounded and Navpreet booked under the relevant sections of the NDPS Act.

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