Residents catch ‘addict’, hand him over to cops in Amritsar
Amritsar, September 19
Perturbed over the rampant drug abuse by children, together with ladies, of their space, residents of Guru Arjan Dev Nagar on Monday held a youth who allegedly consumed medication within the open close to the railway tracks passing the locality.
He was later handed over to the police for additional crucial motion. The police recovered a syringe and a bundle of bidis from his possession.
Dinesh Singh alongside along with his spouse Rajinder Kaur mentioned many individuals got here close to the railway tracks for drug peddling and consumption. He mentioned although the police had performed raids within the space just lately, the scenario remained unchanged. He mentioned these traffickers not solely consumed medication overtly, but additionally defecated close to their homes.
ASI Raghubir Singh of Kot Mit Singh police chowki mentioned the accused was recognized as Vishal Singh of Chabba. He mentioned he used to return there for consuming medication. A syringe, a pack of bidis and a lighter have been discovered from his possession.
In the meantime, Kamboh police have arrested two individuals, recognized as Sajan Singh of Dhingra Colony and Gurpreet Singh of Dhaul Kalan village for allegedly consuming medication. The police recovered a syringe from their possession.
Sub-Inspector Desa Masih mentioned they have been on patrol close to an acid-manufacturing manufacturing unit at Kherabad village close to the canal distributory bridge once they discovered Sajan Singh injecting heroin into his veins behind bushes. Throughout a preliminary probe, he acknowledged that he procured the contraband from Gurpeet Singh following which he was additionally arrested. A case beneath Sections 27, 29, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act was registered in opposition to them.
Moreover, the agricultural police arrested Gurmeet Singh and Banti Singh of Brar village with 12-gm heroin whereas Kuldeep Singh of Dashmesh Nagar Lola was held with 3-gm heroin.
2 held with heroin
The Maqboolpura police have arrested Shankar of Mehta Highway and Baljit Singh, alias Monu, of Maqboolpura with 100-gm and 10-gm heroin, respectively. Separate instances beneath the NDPS Act was registered in opposition to them. Neeraj Kumar, SHO, Maqboolpura police station, mentioned investigation was on to seek out their from side to side hyperlinks to know the supply of the contraband.