Amritsar-Amidst the continuing marketing campaign to make Punjab a protected and safe state as per the instructions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, Commissionerate Amritsar Police has busted an International Narco Smuggling Cartel backed by USA-based Jasmeet alias Lucky with the arrest of a drug smuggler after recovering of 5kg Heroin from his possession, mentioned Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav right here on Thursday.

The arrested drug smuggler has been recognized as Gurpreet Kumar alias Deep (27) of New Shanti Nagar Bhajwara in Hoshiarpur. Police groups have additionally impounded a TATA ACE (Chotta Hathi) car (PB07-AL-9743) getting used for supplying heroin.

DGP Gaurav Yadav mentioned that in a separate case, an MP-based Weapon provide racket has additionally been busted by the Commissionerate Amritsar Police with the arrest of two individuals after recovering 4 country-made pistols together with 4 magazines and 16 dwell cartridges from their possession.

Those arrested have been recognized as Harminderpal Singh (23) and Jatinderpal Singh alias Baba (20), each residents of Guru Nanak Colony in Amritsar. Police groups have additionally impounded their Activa scooter (PB02-ES-0344), on which they have been going to ship the weapon consignment.

Sharing extra particulars, Commissioner of Police (CP) Amritsar Gurpreet Singh Bhullar mentioned that appearing on dependable enter, Police groups underneath the supervision of DCP Investigation Harpreet Singh Mander and DCP City Dr Pragya Jain led by ADCP Investigation Navjot Singh, ACP Investigation Kuldeep Singh and CIA Staff-3 Incharge Inspector Barinderjit Singh went to village Kajikot in the direction of Chabal Road and accused Gurpreet Kumar alias Deep.

He mentioned that in questioning, the arrested accused Gurpreet Kumar disclosed that they have been receiving the Heroin consignment from throughout the border on the directions of Jasmeet alias Lucky based mostly within the USA.

Earlier, Amritsar Commissionerate Police had arrested 5 drug smugglers of Jasmeet alias Lucky module after recovering 6.2kg heroin, a automotive, Rs 3.80 lakh drug cash, and 12 sims from their possession.

Sharing particulars of the weapon restoration case, CP Gurpreet Bhullar mentioned that police groups arrested each the accused individuals from the realm of Pul Taranwala alongside the canal to Sultanwind Road after they have been ready for the individual assigned to produce the pistols.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that they’d introduced these pistols from Madhya Pradesh (MP) to produce them to prison components in Amritsar. He mentioned that other than discovering out the earlier relations of the accused, Police groups are additionally investigating the matter from the monetary viewpoint to freeze their financial institution accounts and properties.

CP Bhullar mentioned that additional investigation is on to determine the full amount of drug and arms consignments recovered by the arrested accused to this point.

In this regard, FIR no 25 has been registered underneath sections 21, 29, 61, 85 of the NDPS Act at Amritsar Police Station Maqboolpura , Amritsar. In one other case, FIR No 22 dated 28-02-2024 has been registered underneath part 25 of the Arms Act at Police Station Sultanwind.

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