Two arrested with heroin, poppy husk in Ludhiana

Two arrested with heroin, poppy husk in Ludhiana

The police have arrested two drug traffickers with heroin and poppy husk. - File photo

Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, January 24

The police have arrested two drug traffickers with heroin and poppy husk.

Sunil Kumar, resident of Deep Nagar, near Gill Chowk, was nabbed by the police from the Labour Colony cut on Sunday while he was going on a motorcycle from the Dholewal side towards Islam Ganj. The police stopped him on a tip-off and his search led to the recovery of 10 gm of heroin. He has been booked under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act.

In another raid conducted on the basis of a tip-off, the police arrested Rachpal Singh, resident of Shankar village, when he was waiting for customers outside his residence to sell poppy husk. The police have recovered 3 kg of poppy husk from Rachpal, who has been booked under Sections 15, 11 and 85 of the NDPS Act.

Habit-forming tablets seized from undertrial

An undertrial in Central Jail here, identified as Sukhdev Singh, has been booked under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act and Sections 42 and 45 of the Prisoners Act on the complaint of Sukhdev Singh, Assistant Superintendent, Central Jail. In the complaint lodged by the jail authorities it has been stated that during a surprise checking 95 tablets of a habit-forming psychotropic drug were recovered from Sukhdev.

Smuggler nabbed with 56 liquor bottles

The police arrested Rakesh Kumar, resident of Jagdeep Nagar, from near Primary School at Sekhewal village on Sunday when he was going on an Activa scooter to make delivery of liquor to his customers.

The police have seized 32 bottles of Dollar Rum and 24 bottles of Royal Stag whisky from Rakesh, who has been booked under Sections 61, 1 and 14 of the Excise Act.

Five held for drinking at public place

The police have arrested five persons for consuming liquor at public places on Sunday. Four persons, identified as Sandeep Pal Singh, resident of Guru Angad Dev Nagar, Vijay Jain, Vivek Jain and Danish Jain, all residents of Jagdeep Nagar, Dugri, were arrested while drinking alcohol in their car during night curfew hours near railway station here.

Another person, identified as Milan Rajput, resident of Link Road, was nabbed from Moti Nagar while consuming alcohol in his car which was parked outside a liquor vend. All five have been booked under Sections 68, 1 and 14 of the Excise Act.

Meanwhile, a meat shop and eatery owner Sukhpal Ram was arrested by the police from his shop at Boothgarh Jattan village while he was serving liquor to his customers. The police have booked him under Sections 61, 68, 1 and 14 of the Excise Act.

Man killed in road accident

A middle-aged unidentified man was killed in an accident on the road near Bhatha Dhua village on Saturday evening.

Mandeep Singh, resident of Bhatha Dhua village, under Dakha police station, reported to the police that he saw a body lying on the road at around 8.30 pm near Sandali Vehra on Humbran Road. He said the deceased was apparently hit by a speeding vehicle and the driver seemed to have escaped. The police have registered a case under Sections 279 and 304-A of the IPC.

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