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Punjab drug haul: Kejriwal slams Gujarat authorities for letting medicine enter the assert

Bibliometric Details: Issue No: 8 | Issue Month:August | Issue Year:2022

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal slammed the Gujarat authorities for letting drug smuggling flourish in the assert. His reaction got right here after the Punjab police recovered 38 kg of heroin hid in a toolbox of a truck coming from Gujarat on Sunday and arrested two persons, Director General of Police (Punjab) Gaurav Yadav acknowledged. Kejriwal blamed the Gujarat authorities for pushing the formative years of the nation into darkness.

“Who’s bringing medicine on this sort of pleasant scale to Gujarat? Who’s the owner of this alternate?…Is the alternate of drugs on this sort of pleasant scale doable with out the connivance of top contributors? You would moreover very successfully be pushing the formative years of the nation into darkness,” Kejriwal acknowledged in a tweet.

गुजरात में इतने बड़े स्तर पे ड्रग्स कौन ला रहा है? इस धंधे का मालिक कौन है? सोचिए कितना रोज़ बिना पकड़े निकल रहा होगा। क्या इतने बड़े स्तर पे ड्रग्स का धंधा टॉप के लोगों की मिलीभगत बिना संभव है? आप देश के युवा को अंधकार में धकेल रहे हैं

— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) August 28, 2022


The DGP acknowledged that the two arrested persons are a truck driver identified as Kulwinder Ram alias Kinda and his accomplice identified as Bittu, each and each residents of Balachaur, SBS Nagar. Two drug smugglers identified as Rajesh Kumar alias Sonu Khatri of Rakkara Dhahan and Som Nath alias Bikko of Karawar possess moreover been booked.

Police officers in a joint press convention acknowledged, “The police had bought secret records that a drug smuggler identified as Rajesh Kumar, along along with his accomplices Som Nath Bikko, Kulwinder Kinda and Bittu, is engaged in the alternate of supplying nice portions of heroin in quite lots of areas of Punjab by bringing medicine from other states in trucks.”

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An FIR was registered on August 27 under the Narcotic Treatment and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act at the Metropolis Nawanshahr police station and a definite nakabandi was performed at Mahalon Bypass in SBS Nagar, the police educated. The truck driver Kulwinder Kinda tried to flee away when signalled to discontinuance, however was shortly caught and a 38 kg packet of heroin wrapped in a tarpaulin and hid in a toolbox of the truck was recovered. Raids are being performed to nab accused Rajesh Kumar and Som Nath, the police acknowledged. 

Sonu Khatri is a first rate criminal and facing over 19 instances of substandard crimes along with execute, danger, illegal actions, forgery, NDPS Act and Excise Act. 

(With inputs from businesses)

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