2.5kg heroin, 5 lakh drug money recovered with arrest of 3 in Ferozepur

Published on Jun 27, 2022 02:20 AM IST
Ferozepur senior superintendent of police (SSP) Charanjit Singh Sohal said a checkpoint was set up at Madhre village following a tip-off. They accused were intercepted and on frisking, the cops found 2.5kg heroin, 5 lakh drug money, two small computerised weighing machines, a country made .30 bore pistol, three magazines, and 15 cartridges of 7.62 mm weapons in their possession.
The trio was booked under Section 21/61 and 85 of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and Sections 25/54 and 59 of the Arms Act,” said the SSP. He added that all three accused are history-sheeters (HT PHOTO)
The trio was booked under Section 21/61 and 85 of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and Sections 25/54 and 59 of the Arms Act,” said the SSP. He added that all three accused are history-sheeters (HT PHOTO)
By, Ferozepur

A gang of smugglers was busted with the arrest of three persons and recovery of 2.5kg heroin, 5 lakh drug money, and a cache of arms and ammunition on Sunday.

Ferozepur senior superintendent of police (SSP) Charanjit Singh Sohal said a checkpoint was set up at Madhre village following a tip-off.

The accused have been identified as Gurjeet Singh, 26, of Khilchi Jaididi village, Sandeep Singh, 25, of Khai Phemeke, and Sagar, 25, of Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

They were intercepted while they were moving on a bike (PB 05 AN 9381). On frisking, the cops found 2.5kg heroin, 5 lakh drug money, two small computerised weighing machines, a country made .30 bore pistol, three magazines, and 15 cartridges of 7.62 mm weapons in their possession.

The trio was booked under Section 21/61 and 85 of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and Sections 25/54 and 59 of the Arms Act,” said the SSP. He added that all three accused are history-sheeters.

Brothers held with 300gm heroin, weapons

The narcotics control cell of Ferozepur police nabbed two brothers with 300gm heroin, 50,000 drug money, a .32 bore pistol and three magazines.

SSP Sohal said the accused Aman Kumar and Raman Kumar are residents of Canal Colony.

Aman already faces cases of murder and attempt-to-murder while Raman had been booked in an NDPS case last year too.

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