Ludhiana: Smuggler nabbed with 930-gm heroin

Ludhiana: Smuggler nabbed with 930-gm heroin

The heroin smuggler in STF custody in Ludhiana. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, November 25

The Special Task Force nabbed a notorious smuggler and recovered 930 gram of heroin from his possession.

A case under the NDPS Act was registered against him yesterday. The accused has been identified as Surinder Kumar (30) of Prem Nagar.

The STF in-charge, Inspector Harbans Singh, said a secret information was received on Wednesday that smuggler Surinder Kumar was on his way to deliver a huge quantity of heroin to his clients.

Accordingly the STF laid a trap and nabbed the smuggler from Lakkar Bazar along with the heroin. An electronic weighing machine was also recovered from the smuggler.

During preliminary questioning, Surinder Kumar revealed that he was a ‘henna’ artist and started smuggling drugs from the past three years. He was already facing two cases of drug smuggling registered against him in the past.

The accused is also a drug addict. Smuggler Surinder Kumar admitted that he used to buy heroin from Chinki Bawara, a big heroin smuggler. He them used to sell the drug in retail to his clients.

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