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Tarn Taran police seize 14 crore properties of three drug smugglers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2020 10:20 PM IST

Tarn Taran Police have frozen properties of three drug smugglers, collectively valued at 14 crore. One of the accused, Satnam Singh was arrested with 9-kg heroin in October 2019.

Tarn Taran SSP Dhruv Dahiya, said, “We have seized Satnam’s properties valued at 2.4 crore, including agriculture land and a house. Jagdev Singh, alias Jagga, was arrested with 250gm heroin in 2017. We have seized his property valued at around 10.6 crore; this includes agriculture land, two houses, a farm house, and a luxury car. Avtar Singh was arrested with 500gm heroin in 2018 and his property worth 1.5 crore has been frozen. This includes agriculture land and luxury cars.”

Jagdev and Avtar are from Sheron village; Satnam belongs to Marhana village. “We have adopted a policy of zero tolerance against drug smugglers. To date, we have seized property of 33 peddlers valued at 37 crore,” the SSP added.

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