Three arrested with heroin in Ludhiana

Three arrested with heroin in Ludhiana

The Khanna district police nabbed three persons in separate incidents and recovered heroin from their possession. The suspects were on the way to deliver drugs to their clients. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 9

The Khanna district police nabbed three persons in separate incidents and recovered heroin from their possession. The suspects were on the way to deliver drugs to their clients.

In the first incident, the Khanna city police nabbed a person and recovered 20 gm of heroin from him. He has been identified as Pargat Singh, alias Kala, of Machhiwara Sahib. Investigating officer ASI Sukhwinder Singh said a tip-off was received that the suspect was on the way to Khanna to deliver a consignment of heroin. Accordingly, a naka was laid outside Markfed in Khanna where he was intercepted. Later, during the checking of his belongings, heroin was recovered.

In another case, the Khanna police nabbed two persons and recovered 15 gm of heroin. The duo have been identified as Amandeep Singh Amna of Rampur and Harvinder Singh Lucky of Rampur.

ASI Charanjit Singh said acting on a tip-off, a naka was laid near Lakkar Market in Doraha where the two bike-borne persons were stopped for checking. During the checking of their belongings, heroin was recovered.

During preliminary questioning, they confessed that they started the notorious trade for the past few months only and they were also in touch with several heroin suppliers in the region.

The police said in further interrogation, more members of the gang would be arrested and entire supply line would be busted.

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