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3 heroin smugglers arrested

Punjabi Politics
Our Correspondent Abohar, May 18 The Rajasthan Police have arrested three Punjab-based couriers who allegedly took the delivery of 18 packets of heroin, each weighing 1 kg, from Pakistan-based smugglers near Border Outpost Naggi on April 10. The accused delivered these packets to their ‘masters’ in Punjab. Two high-priced pistols, made in China, were also smuggled. The international price of the drugs is assessed to be around Rs 90 crore. SP Harinder Mahawer on Friday said a five-week investigation led to the arrest of Jaswinder Singh Sonu (30) of Jaloki village in Patti, Jagraj Singh Billa (37) of Rajoke village in Khalra and Ratanbir Singh (24) of Rattoke village in Khemkaran in Punjab. A court has allowed their custodial interrogation for six days. Their accomplice, identified as Nik

Mansa jail supdt arrested for graft

Punjabi Politics
Tribune News Service Bathinda, May 17 The Vigilance Bureau on Thursday arrested Mansa Jail Superintendent Devinder Singh Randhawa on the charge of taking bribes from jail inmates in lieu of providing them facilities illegally. In December 2017, the VB had arrested Assistant Superintendent Sikander Singh and an inmate Pawan Kumar in the same case. Deputy Superintendent Gurjit Singh Brar is still absconding. DSP Manjit Singh said, “Ravinder Singh, brother of Gaurav, who was lodged in the jail in a drug-peddling case, complained that the jail authorities were charging between Rs 10,000 and 25,000 for providing illegal facilities to inmates. Bank accounts of some of the jail inmates were also being used by the jail authorities to get relatives transfer money for the purpose,” the police offi

Two arrested for stealing car

Punjabi Politics
The Shahkot police have arrested two persons on the charge of stealing a car. Investigating officer(IO) Labh Singh said that the accused have been identified as Amrik Singh alias Mika a resident of Mandiala village under Ghuman police station in Gurdass Pur and Jodh Singh a resident of Bhoepur village.