Tribune News Service
Patiala, January 21
The police recovered 15 grams of heroin and arrested two persons in two separate cases in the district on Monday.
In the first incident, the police arrested a drug smuggler and recovered 10 grams of heroin from his possession in Samana town.
The police said they got a tip-off that the suspect was selling drugs at a village in Samana. The suspect has been identified as Binder Singh, a resident of Muradpura village.
The police said the suspect was said to have been selling drugs for quite a long time. Binder was nabbed while he was waiting for his customers, said a police official.
In another case, the police arrested a Sangrur resident and recovered 5 grams of heroin from him. He was nabbed during a routine checking at a naka near Urban Estate, Phase 3. The police said the suspect, identified as Maninder Singh, had been booked under the NDPS Act.
Couple held with white substance
The police arrested a couple with 20 grams of white substance from their possession on Monday. The police said they laid a naka at the T-point of DLF Colony. The suspects, who were travelling in a car, were asked to stop for a routine checking. On checking, 20 grams of white powder was recovered from their possession. The police said the suspects had been booked and investigations were underway.
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