Punjab: Police arrests two drug smugglers in Phagwara

Bhupinder Singh, a resident of village Panjora in Mehtiana in Hoshiarpur district, was arrested and 100 gram of heroin was recovered from him during checking at a 'naka' at Sugar Mill crossing, the police said.

By: PTI | Phagwara | Published:September 5, 2016 8:59 pm
phagwara, punjab drugs, punjab drugs smuggling, drug smuggling punjab, arrests drug smuggling punjab, heroin phagwara punjab, punjab drug news, punjab news Two persons, including a proclaimed offender, allegedly involved in smuggling of drugs were arrested from two different places in the district by Phagwara police and 400 gram of heroin was recovered from them.

Two persons, including a proclaimed offender, allegedly involved in smuggling of drugs were arrested on September 5 from two different places in the district by Phagwara police and 400 gram of heroin was recovered from them.

Tejpal Singh alias Teja, resident of Hadiabad sub-town of Phagwara in Kapurthala district, was during a checking drive at Chahal Nagar-Palahi road T-point naka, Phagwara SP Jasbir Singh Rai told reporters in Phagwara.

He said 300 gram heroin was also recovered from Teja, a gangster-cum-drug smuggler and a proclaimed offender who is wanted in many criminal cases, including armed rioting and causing grievous hurt.

Also, Bhupinder Singh, a resident of village Panjora in Mehtiana in Hoshiarpur district, was arrested and 100 gram of heroin was recovered from him during checking at a ‘naka’ at Sugar Mill crossing, Rai said.

Bhupinder, an inter-district gangster, was also wanted in dozen criminal cases in Phagwara, Mehtiana, Hoshiarpur districts, including a bid to snatch a purse from a ‘Mahant’ (a priest) recently, he said.