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Suspected drug peddler arrested in Jammu

The incident happened at Digiana on the Jammu-Pathankot Highway where a police party was inspecting vehicles, an official said.


PTI Last Updated at 05-08-2018 18:46:26 IST India
Suspected drug peddler arrested in Jammu

A suspected drug peddler was arrested after 30 grams of heroin was found in his possession in the outskirts of Jammu today, police said.

The incident happened at Digiana on the Jammu-Pathankot Highway where a police party was inspecting vehicles, an official said.

He said a man riding a two-wheeler attempted to speed away after being signaled to stop for checking, he said, adding that the man was chased and arrested.

The rider turned out to be "known drug peddler" Gurdit Singh and 30 grams of heroin were seized from him, the official said.

The man was arrested and charged under sections of the NDPS Act, he said.

During questioning, Singh revealed that he had arranged the consignment from Srinagar and was going to sell it in Jammu city, the official said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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