Chandigarh, October 3– Haryana Police has arrested two persons when they were caught carrying 1 kg of opium worth Rs 2.5 lakh in a truck loaded with pulses in Sirsa district.
Giving this information here today, a Haryana Police spokesperson informed that arrested persons had hidden the contraband in the truck which came from Jhabra area in Madhya Pradesh and was supposed to go to Punjab. They were caught during a special checking after getting a tip-off by the CIA team from Uddham Singh Chowk under Ellenabad police station.
The arrested accused have been identified as Gurjeet Singh and Gurdev, both residents of Sirsa district.
A case was registered against the two under relevant provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and further probe is underway.