Punjab Police bust major drug racket, seize Rs 84L drug money, luxury vehicles

  • | Monday | 13th May, 2024

In a significant breakthrough, the Punjab Police has successfully dismantled a drug racket operating in the State. Sharing the information, the state Director General of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav on Sunday said that the operation, under the leadership of Jalandhar Commissioner of Police Swapan Sharma, led to the arrest of 13 individuals involved in the illicit drug trade and the recovery of drug money amounting to Rs 84 lakh, along with luxury vehicles and a truck.   The arrests were made in connection with a 48-kilogram heroin case, wherein the accused played various roles within the drug network, including suppliers, purchasers, and hawala operators. This coordinated effort by law enforcement agencies has dealt a severe blow to the drug mafia operating in Punjab.   Jalandhars Commissionerate Police scores big in anti-drug efforts Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav announced on social media platform X. Acting on the forward and backward linkages of the 48 kg heroin case, additional seizure of Rs 84 lakhs drug money made along with luxury vehicles and a truck from 13 syndicate members arrested, they were involved in various roles of the drug network acting as suppliers, purchasers, hawala operators. Kudos to PunjabPoliceInd for their unwavering commitment to keeping our streets safe DrugBust JalandharPolice, read the post.   A senior police official maintained that the successful operations like these is a testament to the relentless efforts of the Punjab Police in combating the drug menace plaguing the State. It sends a strong message to those involved in illegal drug trafficking activities that law enforcement agencies are determined to root out such criminal enterprises and ensure the safety and well-being of the citizens, added the official.  

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