Drug peddler accused in 17 cases arrested with heroine on Thursday

  • | Saturday | 19th September, 2020

The accused, identified as Sukhbir Singh, alias Rinku (36) of Sector 45 was produced before a court on Friday and is sent to judicial custody.

A drug peddler with a history of 17 criminal cases registered against him and has been declared ‘bad character’ by the police, has been arrested by the Chandigarh police on Thursday with 35g heroine in his possession.

The accused, identified as Sukhbir Singh, alias Rinku (36) of Sector 45 was produced before a court on Friday and is sent to judicial custody.

As per the police, Sukhbir was nabbed on Thursday at a checkpoint near Dev Samaj College, Sector 45. He was spotted while walking away from the naka by the cops, who later recovered 35 grams of heroin from his possession.

During interrogation, Sukhbir told the police that he had procured the contraband from Delhi. A case under the NDPS Act has been registered against him in at Sector 34 police station.

Police said Sukhbir is a school dropout and has total 17 criminal cases, including burglary, theft, gambling and drug pedalling, registered against him at the police stations of sectors 31, 34, 36 and 39. He has also been declared as a ‘bad character’ by the Sector 34 police.



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