5 nabbed with 6.5 kg heroin
Abohar, June 2
5 individuals, together with two from Punjab, have been arrested with packets containing 6.5 kg heroin dropped by Pakistan drones in Sriganganagar.
The 2 suspects — Jagjit Singh, alias Faridewala, of Kala and Harpreet Singh, alias Harry, of Mallanwala in Ferozepur — have been discovered carrying over 1 kg heroin of their automobile. A sum of Rs 2.5 lakh was additionally recovered from them.
The motion adopted the arrest of Veerpal Singh, alias Veeru, of Chak 2-O (B) and Surinder Singh of Khanuwali village for possessing 5.328 gm heroin. They’d gone to a discipline to gather six packets of heroin, which have been dropped by a drone from Pakistan.
In response to police sources, the drone took off twice from the Pakistan facet close to BSF’s Shekhsarpal border publish. Each occasions, it went again after dropping packets (heroin).
CID zonal officer Diksha Kamra mentioned when the suspects tried to choose up the packets within the fields of Sukhdev Singh Ramana and Prithvi Bishnoi in Chak 12-F(A) village, some canines began barking. Whereas two suspects have been caught from the spot, the others fled within the automobile.
Investigation indicated a suspect, Sona Singh, who was hiding in her in-laws’ home at Koni village, had given the automobile to the 2 suspects from Punjab. The automobile was intercepted close to Chak 3-C village intersection. Jagjit and Harpreet have been arrested and 1 kg heroin and money have been recovered.