Punjab Police have busted a trans-border narcotics smuggling ring with the arrest of a smuggler after recovering 15 kg heroin from his possession, Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav stated right here on Wednesday.

The arrested smuggler has been recognized as Harpreet Singh, a local of Chohla Sahib, presently residing in Amritsar. Apart from recovering heroin, the police have additionally impounded a automobile, wherein he was travelling.

DGP Yadav stated following the inputs from the village-level defence committee, Amritsar Rural Police carried out an intelligence-based operation within the police station of Kathunangal and arrested accused Harpreet Singh after recovering heroin consignment from his automobile. The heroin was hid in a sack.

He stated following the police have additionally nominated 4 associates of accused Harpreet. Those nominated have been recognized as Gagandeep Singh, Rahul Singh, Harpreet Singh, alias Happy Jatt, and Gagandeep Singh.

DIG (Border Range, Amritsar) Narinder Bhargav stated preliminary investigations have revealed that the heroin belonged to Happy Jatt and Harpreet Singh. Happy Jatt is the principle kingpin and most wished drug smuggler within the space, he added.

 

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