AMRITSAR-In a giant blow to trans-border narcotic community amidst the continuing battle towards medication waged on the instructions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, Punjab Police on Sunday busted a cross-border drug smuggling racket being operated by USA-based smuggler Jasmit Singh alias Lucky with the arrest of two individuals after recovering 6Kg heroin from their possession.
Commissioner of Police (CP) Amritsar Gurpreet Singh Bhullar has recognized the arrested drug smugglers Mohinderpal Singh of Model Town, Hoshiarpur and Sourav Sharma of Panj Pipli Chand Nagar, Hoshiarpur.
Apart from seizing heroin, Police groups have additionally impounded his Hyundai i20 automobile (PB91J5186), during which they have been going to provide the heroin consignment.
CP Gurpreet Singh Bhullar mentioned that following dependable inputs that associates of Jasmit Lucky have retrieved the heroin consignment despatched by Pak-based smugglers from throughout the border, and they’re going to ship it to somebody, Police groups from CIA Staff-3 underneath supervision of ADCP CITY-3 Abhimanyu Rana IPS performed a particular police checking within the space of village Burj at Attari Road and arrested each the accused individuals once they have been ready after receiving consignment from somebody of their i20 automobile.
He mentioned that as per preliminary investigations, the accused individuals have been instantly in contact with USA-based smuggler Jasmit Lucky and have been supplying heroin throughout the state after smuggling from Pakistan.
CP Bhullar mentioned that additional investigations are being performed to probe the linkages and unearth the entire community of drug suppliers, sellers and their consumers. Efforts are being made to determine the entire quantity of narcotics procured by the arrested accused until date, he added.
A case FIR no. 260 dated 26.11.2023 has been registered underneath sections 21, 23, 25 and 29 of the NDPS Act at Police Station Chheharta in Amritsar.