The district police have arrested five people under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) in separate incidents. Two cases were registered in Malerkotla with city police stations 1 and 2.
In the first incident, the police stopped one Mohd Ashraf near the railway crossing on the Imamgarh Road and recovered 100-gm charas and 500 tablets of alpraquit .05 and registered a case under sections 20, 22, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act.
In the second case, a police party signalled a car (HR 35 F 3534) to stop near the Matoi railway crossing and, on checking, the police found 30 bottles of Rexcof from one Mohd Saleem.
The police have registered a case under sections 22, 61 and 85 the NDPS Aact. In Dhuri, the police arrested Karan Singh and Gurmeet Kaur in separate cases, from Bagrian road and seized 2 kg bhuki from each of them.
A case has registered under sections 15, 61 and 85 the NDPS Act.