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Monday, 14 December 2020

2 drug peddlers arrested with 16,000 tablets in Fatehgarh Sahib

Fatehgarh Sahib, December 13

The district police claimed to have arrested two drug peddlers who used to supply intoxicants among the rural populace by bringing them from other states. The police have seized 16,500 intoxicating tablets which the accused were going to supply to peddlers in rural areas.

Amneet Kondal, SSP, said the police got a tip-off that two motorcycle-borne drug peddlers occasionally came to their village and supplied tablets. She said the SHO, Badali Ala Singh police station, was directed to erect a naka to nab them.

During checking, the police intercepted a motorcycle. The men riding it tried to flee. They were overpowered and during search, the police seized 16,500 intoxicating tablets from them. They were identified as Kulwinder Singh, alias Kala, a resident of Behla Khanpur village and Pawan Kumar, alias Babla, a resident of Chuni Kalan.

She said during preliminary interrogation, they revealed that they used to bring the tablets from Haryana. — OC

from The Tribune

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