Chandigarh- Punjab Police have arrested two brothers, thought of massive fish in medicine commerce, together with three accomplices after recovering 3 kg heroin and Rs 5.25 lakh drug cash from their possession, Director General of Police (DGP), Gaurav Yadav, mentioned right here on Tuesday.
The duo has been recognized as Manjit Singh and Lavjit Singh, each residents of Guru Ki Wadali Chheharta in Amritsar, whereas their accomplices have been recognized as Kans Kaur, Harmanjit Singh and Manpreet Singh.
Apart from recovering heroin and drug cash, the police have additionally impounded three automobiles.
The DGP mentioned that each Lavjit and Manjit, who had been absconding since 2015, had a dozen circumstances registered towards them below the NDPS Act.
“Both the accused brothers were most wanted by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Mumbai in 260 kg heroin seizure case and by the Delhi Police Special Cell in 356 kg heroin seizure case, ” he mentioned.
He mentioned the accused have additionally bought pretend passports ready from Lucknow and have been planning to flee from the nation.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that each the accused have been additionally concerned in Hawala community, which has been destroyed, he added.
Commissioner of Police (Amritsar), Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, mentioned following inputs about Harmanjit going to produce heroin after selecting the consignment from Lavjit and Manjit, the police from CIA employees led by Inspector Amolakdeep Singh arrested the accused after recovering 2 kg heroin and Rs 1.25 lakh drug cash.