Two women among four drug peddlers arrested under NDPS Act

Shahkot, May 23 (Agency) The Shahkot police have arrested two drug peddlers with huge quantify of poppy husk. The Station House Officer (SHO) Surindar Kumar Kamboj said that 152 kilograms poppy husk packed in 8 bags and loaded in a truck (PB—05-9095) was recovered from the possession of the accused identified as Buta Singh and Omesh Paswan son of residents of Machhar colony, Sheikhu Pur village in Kapurthala. SHO said that a police team led by ASI Buta Ram was on duty a Maliwal village Naka when a truck coming from Malsian side was signalled to stop but driver tried to flee away but was nabbed and recovered the contraband loaded in truck.

SHO said that a case under section 15(C)-61-85 of the NDPS Act has been registered against the accused and further investigations are on. The Nakodar sadar police arrested drug peddler Gejo wife of Makhann Ram of Thablke village with 180 intoxicant tablets said SHO Aman Saini. The Nurmahal police arrested drug peddler Baljit Kaur wife of Harnek Chand of Pasla village with 5 grams heroin said SHO GS Nagra.