Contraband worth Rs 15 crore seized - ECAS Punjab

Contraband worth Rs 15 crore seized

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Barnala: The Barnala police seized 2.88 crore tablets of habit-forming drugs in Delhi from the godown of Krishan Arora and his son Gaurav, who were arrested last month. The value of the drugs is Rs 15 crore. TNS

7 drug peddlers nabbed

The police on Sunday claimed to have seized 70 kg of poppy husk, 42 gm of heroin, 1 kg of opium and 1,800 sedative tablets from seven peddlers. Over 60 kg of poppy husk was seized from Bhajan Lal and Baldev Singh of Diwankhera village on the Jandwala Hanwanta-Gidderanwali link road. Nirmal Singh of Rama Mandi, Bathinda, was nabbed with 10 kg of poppy husk and 1,800 tablets near Sriganganagar. OC

Man commits suicide

A labourer committed suicide by jumping into a tributary of Sirhind Canal near Jaito bypass on the Bathinda-Goniana road. Family members of the deceased alleged that Gulab Singh was under stress, as he was out of work. After reaching the spot, the police fished the body out of the water. The body was handed over to the family after autopsy. TNS

Woman assaulted, dies

A woman, identified as Thakro Bibi, 62, was allegedly murdered at Rau ke Hithar village in the Mamdot block. Investigation Officer (IO) Ravi Kumar said accused - Raj Singh, Baj Singh, Balvir Singh, Sandip Singh, Jit Singh, Salwinder Singh, Judge Singh and Darshan Singh - had hit the woman with a wooden stick. She later succumbed to the injuries. The IO alleged that the accused had attacked the family out of revenge. OC

Phones seized from prisoner

A Central Jail inmate has been booked after two mobile phones were seized from him. Also, one more person has been booked for supplying the phones to the inmate. Jarnail Singh, Assistant Superintendent, said two cellphones were recovered from Gagandeep Singh from barrack number 5. The accused was booked under the relevant section of the Prison Act. OC

from The Tribune

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