Sultanpur Lodhi police arrest two drug smugglers; recover heroin worth Rs 7.5 crore - ECAS Punjab

Sultanpur Lodhi police arrest two drug smugglers; recover heroin worth Rs 7.5 crore

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Ashok Kaura

Tribune News Service

Phagwara, June 14

The Sultanpur Lodhi police, headed by SP(D) Manpreet Dhillon and DSP Sarwan Singh Bal, on Saturday evening, succeeded to nab two drug smugglers and recovered 1.5-kg heroin worth Rs 7.5 crores and drugs money worth Rs 2,09,900 from their possession.

Kapurthala Senior Superintendent of Police Satinder Singh told The Tribune that the arrested have been identified as Davinder Singh of Lattiawala village, Sultanpur Lodhi, and Balwinder Singh, resident of Toti village, Kapurthala. The police have also impounded their bike, the SSP added.

The SSP said three of their other accomplices — Mangal Singh, Harwinder Singh, both residents of Lattiawala village, and Kuldip Singh of Toti village — managed to flee in their car.

SSP Satinder Singh and SP Manpreet Dhillon said the arrested accused were nabbed at a check point near Secha village. They added that the other three, who fled, were in a car.

The SSP said the arrested accused fell down from their bike which had slipped and the police nabbed them, but the other three managed to escape.



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