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Drugs seized in Mansa, 2 arrested

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Tribune News Service

Mansa, August 13

The police recovered 1,30,750 intoxicant pills and arrested two peddlers in Mansa district.

The market value of the contraband is said to be around Rs 17 lakh. The police are establishing further links in the supply chain of intoxicants.

The officials arrested Gurdeep Singh of Nangal Kalan and Rakesh Kumar of Mansa city with 1,30,750 intoxicant pills (82,800 etizolam and 47,950 clovidol).

Mansa SSP Surendra Lamba said, “A police party of the Sadar police station was on routine patrol duty. When it reached near Nangal Khurd village, it nabbed Gurdeep Singh. After initial investigation, the accused disclosed that he bought the pills from Rakesh Kumar of Mansa. An FIR has been filed under Sections 22, 25, 27A, 29, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act and Section 18 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.” Senior officials said a police remand would be sought for the accused.

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