Moga, Apr 9 : The district police on Tuesday claimed to have seized 1.5 kg of opium jointly with Anti Narcotic Cell and arrested three drug smugglers in the regard. A scooter and a motorcycle were also impounded.
District police Chief Amarjit Singh Bajwa said the police and narcotic cell jointly, at a Naka near Kokri Kalan village, stopped a scooter and arrested one Gursewak Singh of Ludhiana district. On search, 1 kg of contraband opium was recovered from him.
Two more drug smugglers-- Jaswinder Singh alias Jassa and Gurmukh Singh of Manavan district-- were also nabbed while they were riding a motorcycle and 500 gm opium found from their possession. The arrests were made near Adarsh model school GT road Moga, Mr Bajwa said.
Cases have been registered cases against all three in Ajitwal and Moga city police station respectively under NDPS act. UNI