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Three drug peddlers arrested under NDPS Act

Punjab
Nakodar: The Nakodar Sadar police have arrested a drug peddler on the charge of selling intoxicant powder. Investigating officer (IO) Sukhwinder Pal Singh said that 25 grams intoxicant powder was recovered from the possession of the accused identified as Sokhi a resident of Shankar village. IO said that a case under sections22/61/85 of the NDPS Act has been registered against the accused.

Two drug peddlers arrested under NDPS Act

Punjab
The Nakodar city police have arrested a drug peddler on the charge of selling intoxicant powder. Investigating officer (IO) Iqbal Singh said that 30 grams intoxicant powder was recovered from the possession of the accused identified as Ravidass alias Ravi a resident of Mussewal village.

Two SHOs under scanner for inaction against peddlers

Punjabi Politics
Sangrur, July 9 A day after the suspension of six cops, including the Station House Officers (SHOs) of Sherpur and Malerkotla-2, for not taking action against drug peddlers, SSP Mandeep Sidhu on Monday ordered a departmental inquiry against the SHOs of Sangrur city and Bhawanigarh police stations for failing to perform their duty. Moonak DSP Ajay Pal Sigh has been directed to conduct an inquiry against Sangrur City SHO Vinod Kumar, while Ahmedgarh DSP Palwinder Singh Cheema has been deputed to probe the charges against Bhawanigarh SHO Charanjiv Lamba. Both have been directed to submit their reports at the earliest. Sources said it had come to light that both SHOs had not played an active role in the special campaign against drugs despite the directions of the state government. “Both...

Peddlers booked for drug deaths in Moga

Punjabi Politics
Tribune News Service Moga, July 9 The police have booked unidentified drug smugglers under Section 304 of the IPC (culpable homicide amounting to murder) in three suspected drug deaths, which occurred in the past couple of months. This is for the first time in Moga that the police have registered cases of culpable homicide against drug smugglers. These FIRs have been registered on the instructions of new SSP Gurpreet Singh Toor. After assuming the office on Sunday, he asked the police officials to review all incidents of deaths related to drugs. A number of drug-related deaths were reported in the region since April. The police have taken fresh applications from the family members of these youths to register cases of culpable homicide as no investigations were carried out after these inci...

7 cops suspended for ‘aiding’ drug peddlers

Punjabi Politics
Praful Chander Nagpal Fazilka, July 8 Seven Punjab Police officials, including an SI and incharge of the Fazilka narcotics cell, have been suspended for allegedly conniving with drug smugglers. The suspended officials are Sub-Inspector Punjab Singh, incharge of the Fazilka narcotic cell head constable Harjinder Singh, head constable Pargat Singh posted at Arniwala police station, head constable Ravi Kumar posted as “munshi” with the CIA staff, Fazilka, Harpal Singh, CIA staff, constable Balwinder Singh and home guard Surjeet Singh. The names of these officials had figured in a video clip that went viral in Fazilka. They were accused of conniving with drug peddlers. A row was triggered in Arniwala sub-tehsil when a reformed drug addict exposed the alleged nexus between the poli...

Peddlers’ house raided; land deeds, weapons seized

Punjabi Politics
Our Correspondent Ferozepur, July 5 Three .32-bore revolvers, one .315-bore rifle with 25 rounds, over two dozen land deeds worth crores of rupees, passbooks of several banks involving heavy financial transactions and some other startling documents were reportedly seized by the police team during a raid on alleged drug peddlers’ house involved in the trade in the region for the last several years. “This seems to be a story of rags to riches with the father-son duo seems to have acquired a huge amount of money in the drug trade during the last few years,” said Pritam Singh, SSP. The SSP said on a tip-off the police team raided the house of Jarnail Singh at Palla Megha village. Jarnail Singh and his son Amrik Singh were not found there, but the police seized several incrimi...

Six peddlers held

Punjab
Abohar: The police nabbed six peddlers here on Wednesday. As many as 5,410 habit-forming tablets were seized after the police intercepted Manjit Kaur of Danewala Satkosi, Chhinder Kaur of Himmatpura, Vijay Singh Ritu and Harish Singh of Panjpeer Colony. The police arrested truck driver Ranjeet Singh of Bandala and cleaner Sukhchain Wasu of Amritsar with 35-kg poppy husk smuggled from MP. OC The Tribune

For mere Rs 30K, BSF constable let peddlers sneak in heroin

Punjabi Politics
GS Paul Tribune News Service Amritsar, July 4 Giving in to greed, BSF constable Chenthilraj Kanagraj allegedly let smugglers retrieve heroin from across the border in lieu of Rs 30,000. On the intervening night of June 29 and 30, he was on duty at Border Outpost Singoke in Ramdass sector, the key spot from where he helped the accused sneak in 14.8-kg of heroin worth Rs 74 crore from Pakistan. Preliminary investigations by the BSF revealed that he had struck the deal for Rs 30,000, although his accomplices have revealed a much higher figure. Rajesh Kumar, DIG, BSF, Gurdaspur, said Kanagraj was actively involved in the racket. After his interrogation, he would be handed over to the state police. Four persons, including an ex-serviceman, were arrested on Tuesday from the Ajnala-Bhindian road....