THE COURT of Additional district and sessions judge JS Sidhu Wednesday convicted three persons on charges of possessing contraband. The quantum of sentence will be announced on October 6.
The court acquitted the remaining accused in the case – Punam Chand, Chandro Devi, Asha Devi and Budh Ram — as the prosecution was unable to establish the case.
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The three convicts have been identified as Suresh Kumar, Guddu and Ram Kumar.
The case dates back to March, 2010. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) had intercepted the accused and they were found in possession of 3.7 kg charas, which was being transported in a Maruti car.
According to the prosecution, the NCB on the same day recovered 3.5 kg of charas which was to be handed over to Ramesh Kumar and Budh