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Sunday, 4 October 2020

1-kg opium seized from Punjab-bound truck

Chandigarh, October 3

The police have arrested two persons carrying 1 kg of opium worth Rs 2.5 lakh in a truck loaded with pulses in Sirsa district.

On Saturday, a police spokesperson said the accused had hidden the contraband in the truck that came from the Jhabra area in Madhya Pradesh and was supposed to go to Punjab. They were caught during a special checking after getting a tip-off by the CIA team from Uddham Singh Chowk under Ellenabad police station.

The accused have been identified as Gurjeet Singh and Gurdev, both residents of Sirsa district.

A case was registered against the duo under the relevant provisions of the NDPS Act. — TNS

from The Tribune

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