Haryana police seizes 74,400 banned drugs, 3 held

Chandigarh, Nov 23 (Agency)- In its drive against narcotics, Haryana Police have seized 74,400 tablets falling under the category of prohibited drugs in Karnal district. Police have also arrested three people in this connection. While one accused was held with 1500 tablets/capsules, the other two suspects were apprehended with 73,200 prohibited medicines. Giving this information here Monday , a Haryana Police spokesperson informed that a team of Anti Narcotic Cell, after getting a tip-off about sale of intoxicant tablets/capsules had arrested accused Gurvinder Singh on November 20 from village Sonkara after it seized 900 Tramadol capsules and 600 Alprazolam tablets from him.

He was produced before the court and remanded for three-day remand. During the remand period, accused revealed that he had purchased intoxicating tablets from a supplier Ashwani Kumar who was also arrested by conducting a raid at Shiv Colony Road on November 22. During preliminary interrogation, Ashwani confessed to having engaged in supply of these prohibited drugs after taking delivery from Sahil Kundra of New Shivaji Colony, Gapu wala bagh. For this, he used to charge commission of Rs100 per box. He was also arrested after the recovery of 39,600 tramadol capsules and 33,600 Alprazolam tablets. A case under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act was registered against the accused and further investigation is underway.