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Three booked for carrying drugs
Himachal Pradesh

Three booked for carrying drugs

Agency News

Hamirpur (HP), Sep 7 : Three people including the son of a local BJP leader were arrested in the district during the last twenty-four hours, for possessing Charas and Heroine.

Hamirpur Superintendent of Police Arjit Sen said that upon a secret information that a person named Kunal Bhatia son of Anil Bhatia resident of Hamirpur aged 18 years is dealing in Heroine in Hamirpur. A private hotel was raided by a police party during which 32 grams of heroin was recovered from the possession of accused who was associated with another person namely Rohit Sharma son of Madan Lal Sharma of village Kallar.

Both the accused have been arrested and a case under section 21 of the NDPS Act has been registered against the accused. The accused, residing in a hotel as guests, were selling out the contraband, the police chief added. Investigation was on from where the heroine was brought and who the main suppliers were.

Kunal Bhatia is the son of a senior BJP leader of the district and hotel where the deal was being done also belonged to the brother of another senior BJP leader.

In the second case, during traffic checking and Nakabandi at Rehani rain shelter towards Sujanpur to Jangalberi road at 1735 hrs, one person was caught namely Dev Singh of VPO Alampur kazswa of the Distt Kangra and 24.13 gms of Charas was recovered from him. (UNI)