The Hush Post, Jagraon: The Ludhiana Rural (Jagraon) Police have arrested three smugglers with illicit liquor and poppy husk.
While briefing the press, Ludhiana Rural SSP Varinder Singh Brar said that in the campaign against drugs, after receiving secret information, the police had set up a naka at Lande Fatak, Jagraon to search and checking of bad elements a secret information was received that persons including 1. Amar Nath, 2. Vinod Kumar, 3. Ram Lal, 4. Mandeep Singh, 5. Jagraj Singh @ Mithu, 6. Parminder Singh @ Billa (all residents of Jagraon), 7. Jagpreet Singh @ Rahul (resident of Amargarh Kaler), 8 Kuljeet Singh Sarpanch and 9 Inderjit Singh @ Donga (both brothers and residents of Kothe Ath Chakk) are smuggling the whiskey from Chandigarh and Haryana to Punjab and also smuggling the poppy husk.
Out of the abovementioned persons, the police have arrested Kuljeet Singh Sarpanch, Jagpreet Singh alias Rahul and Mandeep Singh
The SSP said that these accused have dumped the whiskey and poppy husk in the house of Kuljeet Singh Sarpanch resident of Kothe Ath Chakk. They have loaded the whiskey and poppy husk and are ready to supply the same.
On this information, the police party raided the premise and one TATA 407 Canter No. PB-11 J 3839, Verna Car PB-10A 4009, Pajero Car PB 06 J 0284, Car Indica PB10CA 8389, Alto Car PB 10 FG 6144, Car Atios PB 10 DG 5773 were taken into police custody and on search 600 Boxes (7200 bottles) of country-made Santra (Chandigarh) and 06 KG poppy husk was seized. On this recovery, an FIR under the provisions of the Excise Act was registered at Police Station City Jagraon.