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Industrialist held with 10 gm heroin

The Sadar police on Thursday arrested a 41-year-old industrialist for drug peddling.

Police with the two arrested in the case of  heroin smuggling in Ludhiana. Police with the two arrested in the case of heroin smuggling in Ludhiana.
Ludhiana | Updated: February 6, 2014 3:23 pm

The Sadar police on Thursday arrested a 41-year-old industrialist for drug peddling.
The police recovered 10 gm heroin from Rohit Saggar, a resident of Kundanpuri. Police said he claimed to have been brought into drug peddling by his NRI friend. The accused told the police that he used to get drugs from a supplier in Beas and consume drugs himself as well. The accused owns a factory of cardboard cones. Sub-inspector Amandeep Singh Brar said the police arrested the accused from a checkpoint near Manakwal village following a tip-off.

A case under sections 22, 61, 85 of the NDPS Act was registered against him.

First Published on: January 24, 2014 4:04 am
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