Heroin worth Rs 5 cr recovered

Sleuths of the Narcotics Control Cell of the state police have arrested one person and recovered 1 kg of heroin worth Rs5 crore from him.

The accused has been identified as Boota Singh, a resident of Sethan Wala village in Mamdot block. Inspector Paramjit Singh said following a tip-off, the sleuths of the Narcotics Cell nabbed the accused, Boota Singh.

“The accused was nabbed near Jodhpur village when he was coming on his bike at around 6.15 pm. During checking, 1 kg of heroin was recovered from him,” Singh said. A case under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act was registered against the accused at the Mamdot police station.

Sleuths of the CI wing have nabbed three persons and recovered 2,300 intoxicating tablets from them. The accused have been identified as Manpreet Singh, Bhupinder Singh and Bakshish Singh.

A case under Sections 21, 22, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act was registered against the accused at the Lakho Ke Behram police station.

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