Mon. Feb 26th, 2024


During a follow-up investigation in a 19-kg heroin restoration case, Punjab Police on Monday arrested three extra members of the Mannu Mahawa cartel and recovered an extra 3.5 kg of heroin, taking the whole restoration to 22.5 kg on this case.

Director General of Police (DGP), Gaurav Yadav, has recognized the arrested individuals as Balraj Singh, Anmol Singh and Sarabjit Singh.

With the arrest of the three, the whole variety of individuals held by the police thus far has reached 10, he added.

He mentioned aside from recovering heroin, police groups have additionally recovered 10 cartridges of .30 bore and 9 cartridges of 9 MM together with one Safari automotive from their possession.

The improvement got here a bit of over every week after the Commissionerate Police Amritsar had busted a cross-border drug and arms smuggling racket being operated by US-based smuggler Manpreet, alias Mannu Mahawa.

The police arrested two key individuals and recovered 19kg of heroin, Rs 23 lakh drug cash, seven pistols together with one 9 mm Glock and drone elements.

Sharing extra particulars, Commissioner of Police (CP), Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, mentioned that following inputs that needed accused Anmol Singh and his accomplices have been noticed in Sultanwind space, police groups of CIA Staff-3 underneath supervision of DCP Harpreet Singh Mandher, ADCP CITY-3 Abhimanyu Rana, ACP Sarabjit Singh Bajwa arrested three accused.

He mentioned that as per preliminary investigations, the accused have been straight in contact with Pakistan-based smuggler Shah and US-based Manu Mahawa, and have been supplying medication, arms and ammunition throughout the state after smuggling from Pakistan by way of drones. This consignment was additionally despatched by Pakistan-based smugglers, he added.

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