Chandigarh, Jun 11 : In a major crackdown, around 131 kg ganja and 9.1 kg of sulfa worth millions of rupees were seized from the possession of a man in Haryana's Rewari district by Haryana Police, the police said on Tuesday.
Giving the information, a police department spokesman said that arrested accused was identified as Sonu of Kishanpur, district Samastipur in Bihar. However, one of the accused managed to escape from the spot. The absconding accused has been identified and raids are being conducted and he would be arrested very soon.
He added that on getting specific inputs about smuggling of narcotics, a CIA team immediately swung into action. When the team signaled a car, bearing Delhi registration number, to stop for checking at a barricade near village Garhi, the driver accelerated the vehicle and try to run away. The police chased the vehicle, stopped it at a short distance and arrested one accused while the other managed to escape. On checking, 131 kg ganja and 9.1 kg of sulfa were recovered from the vehicle.
During preliminary interrogation, it was revealed that they brought seized contraband for supply in Rewari. A case under the provisions of NDPS Act had been registered. The arrested accused was produced before the court, that sent him to one-day police remand. The police is questioning him to find out his contacts in the district. (UNI)