Punjab Police bust narco smuggling and inter-state weapon smuggling cartel

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Punjab Police bust narco smuggling and inter-state weapon smuggling cartel

Friday, 01 March 2024 | PNS | Chandigarh

Amritsar Police has busted an International Narco Smuggling Cartel backed by USA-based Jasmeet alias Lucky with the arrest of a drug smuggler after recovering 5kg Heroin from his possession, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav said on Thursday.

The arrested drug smuggler has been identified as Gurpreet Kumar alias Deep (27) of New Shanti Nagar Bhajwara in Hoshiarpur. Police teams have also impounded a TATA ACE (Chotta Hathi) vehicle being used for supplying heroin.

 Yadav said that in a separate case, an MP-based Weapon supply racket has also been busted by the Commissionerate Amritsar Police with the arrest of two persons after recovering four country-made pistols along with four magazines and 16 live cartridges from their possession. Those arrested have been identified as Harminderpal Singh (23) and Jatinderpal Singh alias Baba (20), both residents of Guru Nanak Colony in Amritsar. Police teams have also impounded their Activa scooter, on which they were going to deliver the weapon consignment.

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