1.8 kg heroin seized, peddler held in Ferozepur

1.8 kg heroin seized, peddler held in Ferozepur

File photo

Our Correspondent

Ferozepur, October 12

The Ferozepur police have nabbed a suspected drug peddler and seized 1.8 kg heroin, worth around Rs 9 crore in the international market, from his possession.

SSP Bhupinder Singh said based on specific inputs, Mallanwala police station SHO Jaswinder Singh intercepted Harpreet Singh, alias Gopi, a resident of Basti Kishan Singh on the outskirts of the town. On search, 1.8 kg heroin was recovered from his possession.

He said the police impounded the motorcycle being used by the accused. The SSP said a case under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act had been registered against the accused and investigations were on to find out the source of the consignment and the intended recipient.

Don't Miss

Arrival of pets has been the exact disruption we needed

Arrival of pets has been the exact disruption we needed

Modi to Ganguly, how different is BCCI?

Modi to Ganguly, how different is BCCI?

Sins of the father & the aftermath

Sins of the father & the aftermath

Summer of 69, in Himalayas

Summer of 69, in Himalayas

Congress in need of overhaul

Congress in need of overhaul

Top Stories

Govt blocks 43 more mobile apps 'prejudicial' to India's sovereignty

Govt blocks 43 more mobile apps 'prejudicial' to India's sovereignty

The government on June 29 and September 2 had also banned se...

Will go by scientific advice on Covid vaccine, don’t have many answers yet: Modi

Will go by scientific advice on Covid vaccine, don’t have many answers yet: Modi

PM terms trend of Covid resurgence in some states worrisome,...

UP okays ordinance against conversion for marriage

UP okays ordinance against conversion for marriage

Violators face up to 10 years in jail

Russia aims at $20-dollar vaccine in India by January

Russia aims at $20-dollar vaccine in India by January

Two-shot course will cost around Rs 1,400; Sputnik V efficac...

Stop undermining Rajya Sabha leaders: Anand Sharma to Cong detractors

Stop undermining Rajya Sabha leaders: Anand Sharma to Cong detractors

Comes day after party’s upper house leaders were asked to ‘r...

Cities

View All