Chandigarh, August 6 – Haryana Police have arrested four persons on the charges of drug-peddling in Sirsa and Jind districts and seized 16,000 intoxicated tablets, 5 kg 100 gm of poppy husk and 1.5 kg charas from their possession in two separate incidents.
Giving this information here today, a Haryana Police spokesperson informed that a team of CIA while patrolling near village Asakhera, signalled a motorcyclist to stop. Instead of stopping, the accused tried to run away but was nabbed by the police. When frisked, 11,000 tablets, falling under the category of prohibited drugs, were recovered from the accused identified as Rohtash, a resident of village Asakhera.
In another incident, a CIA team identified a man during patrolling near Dabwali who tried to flee away from the spot after seeing the police. The team immediately nabbed him and recovered 5,000 banned tablets from his possession and was identified as Shivraj, a resident of Pana in Sirsa.
The spokesperson said, “In a separate case, Police Station City Dabwali arrested Deendayal alias Deena Ram after 5.100 kg of poppy husk was recovered from his possession.”
In Jind district, on a tipoff, the police conducted raids and recovered 1.5 kg charas from the possession of accused identified as Rokash, a resident of Bass village.
“Cases under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS), 1985, were registered against them in different Police Stations. The police will produce the accused before the court and seek a police remand so that the names of others involved in drug peddling could be unearthed. The investigation is presently in progress,” the spokesperson added.