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Drug smugglers' gang busted in Fatehgarh Sahib


FATEHGARH SAHIB: Busting a gang of alleged drug smugglers, the police in Punjab's Fatehgarh Sahib district have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered 7.5kg opium and 20kg poppy husks from their possession. The police mentioned that while two contributors of the crowd were nabbed, two others are at huge.


The police claimed that the accused had brought the traditional medicine from other states in their truck and were arrested right through police checking put in near Tarkhan Majra T point.


The accused had been known as Gurpal Singh alias Bhalla and Bhagwant Singh, residents of Amloh department of the district. The police revealed that the accused, right through initial interrogation, had admitted to being a part of the crowd curious about supplying the drugs. The police mentioned that each the accused also named their accomplices known as Lakhvir Singh alias fortunate and Rajesh Dhawan alias Sonu, each residents of Mandi Gobindgarh the town within the district.


Fatehgarh Sahib senior superintendent of police Amneet Kondal mentioned, “On a tip-off, the barrier was once put in by means of the CIA staff team, led by means of Harpal Singh, SP (Investigation), who recovered the drugs from the cabin of the truck. The arrested accused right through interrogation claimed that their accomplices were their financers and the cash for the acquisition of gear was once transferred into their account by means of the other two accused who're out of police reach. The accused used to buy medicine from other states and then provide the same in Punjab. This time the absconding accused Lakhvir and Rajesh had deposited Rs 2 lakh within the account of arrested accused Gurpal and Bhagwant.”


The police mentioned that the remainder contributors of the crowd will likely be nabbed quickly and the additional investigation into the case may be underway with a hope to reaching out the true providers.


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