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15-kg heroin seized; one held

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Amritsar, February 06, 2013
First Published: 19:37 IST(6/2/2013) | Last Updated: 19:38 IST(6/2/2013)

The Tarn Taran police claimed to have seized 16-kg heroin in two separate cases and arrested three persons. The contraband is valued at Rs. 80 crore in the international market.

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Addressing mediapersons, Tarn Taran SSP KS Dhillon said that  incharge of the CIA wing inspector Rachpal Singh on Wednesday got information that a person named Gurmeet Singh was into drug business and had contacts across the border.

Working on the tip-off, the CIA inspector laid a naka near on a bridge near Bhouse village. During checking, suspect Gurmeet Singh was stopped and 15 packets of heroin of 1-kg each were seized from his possession, the SSP claimed.

The SSP said more recoveries are also expected after questioning of the suspects.

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