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Police recover Rs 87 lakh, narcotics, weapons

punjab Updated: Oct 30, 2012 22:50 IST
HT Correspondent

The police on Tuesday recovered around Rs 87 lakh in cash, besides narcotics, habit-forming drugs and stolen generators.

According to ADCP (crime) Harmohan Singh, the Ludhiana police commissionerate has recovered Rs 70 lakh during the checking of vehicles. The people who were carrying the money failed to produce its record. The police have handed over the money to the income tax department for further action.

The police also recovered 5 kg of poppy husk, opium, habit-forming drugs during a naka and asked the respective police stations to register cases in this context.

The ADCP said the police also checked around 80 licensed weapons, but confiscated hockeys, baseball bats and sticks from the cars. The people were carrying the weapons for no reason.
The Doraha police also recovered Rs 17 lakh, jewellery and weapons during nakas put up in their respective area.

Inspector Satwant Singh, SHO of Doraha police station, said the recovery had been made during investigation. The police have been verifying the claims of people carrying cash and jewellery.