Punjab Police Recovers 18-Quintals Poppy Husk From Moga; 11 Booked
Moga : Under its ongoing Fight Against Drugs, Punjab Police on Tuesday have recovered 90 bags (20Kg each) of poppy husk, weighing 1800 Kg, from a godown situated at Badduwal Bypass in Dharamkot sub-division of Moga. The Police have also impounded a truck (HR-64-6149) and an MUV Xylo (PB-05-J-9539) from the godown.Sharing details, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota said that acting on a secret information, SSP Moga Surinderjit Singh Mand sent a police team to conduct a raid at the godown.
The police teams have managed to seize the poppy husk and booked 11 persons including Pippal Singh of Daulewala village, who has been serving 30 years sentence in jail under NDPS Act, said the DGP. Other 10 accused persons have been identified as Inderjit Singh alias Labha, Minna Singh, Rasaal Singh alias Nannu, Karamjit Singh alias Karma, Gurjinder Singh alias Motu, Jugraj Singh alias Joga, Lakhwinder Singh alias Kakku, Paramjit Singh alias Pamma and Buta Singh, all residents of village Daulewala and Mangal Singh of village Mandir.SSP Mand said that further investigations are on and all the accused persons will be arrested soon. Meanwhile, FIR No. 202 dated November 1, 2021 under sections 15-61/85 of the NDPS Act has been registered at Police Station Dharamkot.