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10-kg poppy husk,500gm opium recovered

The Ludhiana (rural) police on Sunday arrested a drug peddler and recovered 10-kg of poppy husk and 500-gm opium from his possession.

punjab Updated: Sep 09, 2012 20:44 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

The Ludhiana (rural) police on Sunday arrested a drug peddler and recovered 10-kg of poppy husk and 500-gm opium from his possession.

The police have registered a case against him under section 15,18,61 and 85 of the NDPS Act.
The accused has been identified as Meva Singh of Kular village.

Sub-inspector Raman Inder Singh and ASI Nirmal Singh of special cell had put up a naka along with the police party at Jassowal village on Sunday. The police stopped a suspect and after frisking him the police recovered 10-kg poppy husk from a polythene bag that he was holding in his hand and 500-gm opium was recovered from his pocket.

Sub-inspector Raman Inder Singh said the police would produce the accused before the court on Monday and would question him on how and from where he got the narcotics.

First Published: Sep 09, 2012 20:27 IST