Punjab Police arrested 10,576 drug smugglers: Official
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Police have arrested 10,576 drug smugglers, together with 1,540 massive fish, since July final yr, Inspector Normal of Police Sukhchain Singh Gill stated on Monday.
The police have registered 7,999 first data studies (FIRs) of which 915 are associated to business amount.
At his weekly press briefing right here, Gill stated the police have recovered 529.53 kg heroin from the state after finishing up cordon and search operations in drug-affected areas.
Moreover, 147.5 kg heroin was recovered by the police from seaports of Gujarat and Maharashtra, taking the entire efficient restoration of heroin to 677.03 kg in seven months, he stated.
Aside from seizing big-haul of heroin, the IGP stated the police have additionally recovered 424 kg opium, 480.24 kg ganja, 255 quintals of poppy husk, and 51.39 lakh tablets, capsules, injections and vials of pharma opioids.
The police have additionally recovered Rs 10.03 crore of drug cash in seven months.