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2 arrested for possessing heroin in Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  Fatehgarh Sahib (PB) 

Two people were today arrested after 15 grams of heroin was allegedly recovered from them, the police said.

Acting on a tip-off, Varinder Veer Singh and Pintu were arrested during a checking at a village in Fatehgarh Sahib district, the police said, adding the accused used to purchase heroin from Delhi and sell it in Amloh city of the district and Ludhiana.

A case under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act was registered against them, the official added.

In another incident, 20 bottles of illicit liquor was recovered from a person in Behar village of Jalandhar district, the police said today.

The accused, Harpreet Singh, was arrested, they said, adding a case was registered against him.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 18:40 IST