4 held with 5 kg opium in Punjab’s Phagwara
Phagwara, Might 15
4 alleged drug peddlers had been arrested and 5 kg opium was recovered from their possession right here, police stated on Sunday.
Kapurthala Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rajbachan Singh Sandhu stated whereas appearing on a tip-off, a police workforce arrested the accused close to Hadiabad Chowk on Saturday.
The accused had been recognized as Harpreet Singh alias Suny, Balwant Rai alias Kaku, Dharamveer and Satpal, all residents of Phagwara.
On preliminary investigation, Harpreet confessed that he used to purchase opium from Rajasthan at an inexpensive fee and his three accomplices used to promote it in Phagwara at the next value.
The SSP stated over the last three weeks, as many as 18 drug-related instances had been registered and 23 accused had been arrested within the district underneath a particular drive towards medicine.