Three held with heroin worth Rs 40 lakh from Sirsa dist

Three held with heroin worth Rs 40 lakh from Sirsa dist

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Chandigarh, May 26 : Haryana police have arrested three persons and seized 400 gram heroin, worth over Rs 40 lakh in the international market, from their vehicle near Ding Mor in Sirsa district, police said on Tuesday.

According to police, the arrested accused, who were coming from Fatehabad side in a car were nabbed by a team of Crime Investigation Agency at a COVID-19 naka duty on NH-9 near Ding Mor. The police team checked the vehicle and recovered 400 gram heroin. Initial investigations revealed that the arrested accused had brought seized heroin from Delhi and were going to supply it among addicts.

The arrested accused have been identified as Charanajit Singh, a resident of Shamshabad Patti, Gurmail Singh of Bhambhoor and Nishan Singh, a resident of JJ Colony, Sirsa. A case under the provisions of NDPS Act has been registered against them and investigation is going on. The accused will be taken on remand by producing them before the court so that the name of others involved in the drug peddling racket could come out. (UNI)