Amritsar rural police recovers 10kgs of opium worth rs. 8 lac, arrests one
INVC, Amritsar, smuggling of narcotic substances, the Amritsar (Rural) police today recovered 10 Kgs of opium worth Rs. 8 lac by arresting one Rajinder Kumar @ Bagga s/o Hans Raj r/o village Lakhuwal. Disclosing this here today Mr. Manmohan Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, said that SI Sanjeev Kumar, Incharge Narcotic Cell made this recovery from the accused in the presence of Sh. Jugraj Singh, DSP/D Amritsar Rural. He informed that an FIR No. 46 dated May 23, 2013 u/s 18/61/85 NDPS Act has been registered at Police station Ramdas and further investigation was in progress. He informed that during the preliminary investigation, it has been revealed that Haryana police had already recovered 4 Kgs of Opium from his possession in Panipat around two decades back. He had undergone for an imprisonment for 11 years in the Bhiwani, Ambala and Amritsar Jails after his conviction in the above said case. After his release from Amritsar jail in 2007 and he again started the smuggling of opium and up till now he had successfully smuggled its four consignments from Rajasthan to Punjab. The District Police Chief pointed out that now he had brought 10 Kg. of opium from Rajasthan through his black coloured Indica car no. DL-3C-AC 5452 and was in touch with his committed contacts in various truck unions for the supply of this contraband. He expressed more revelations from the arrested smuggler.