DRUG SMUGGLER WANTED IN 126KG HEROIN CASE BY ATS GUJARAT ARRESTED
AMRITSAR, (Global News) Close on the heels of getting recovered big-hauls of heroin from ports of Gujarat and Maharashtra, Punjab Police have arrested an interstate drug smuggler, who was wanted by the ATS Gujarat in 126Kg heroin case, said Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav here on Thursday.
The arrested accused identified as Rajbir Singh, resident of Shaheed Udham Singh Nagar, Tarn Taran Road, Amritsar was into drug-peddling from long time and had been living discreetly in a rented house in Chheharta area to evade arrest.
The development came amid an ongoing decisive war against drugs waged by Punjab Police on the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to break the nexus of drug smugglers and dealers of different states who are pushing drugs into the state.
Divulging details, DGP Gaurav Yadav said that in an intelligence-led operation, the Police team of State Special Operation Cell Amritsar has arrested Rajbir from Amritsar city area.
He said that, during investigations, the Police teams have also recovered 128gm heroin and Rs 9,60,000 drug money along with electronic weighing machine from his Toyota Glanza car, which has also been impounded.