Crusade against Drug Menace: Notorious Trafficker held

Amritsar, December 29, 2008

Amritsar Police has nabbed an International Smuggler trafficking in Narcotic drugs and recovered 7.5 Kg Opium from his possession. The arrested smuggler is a resident of Nepal and has been identified as Gabbar Shah s/o Ganesh Shah r/o Village Nishta PO Ravi Ganj Lahian Police Station Pathrian District Parsa Nepal.

On a tip off police party of District Narcotic Cell headed by SI Vavinder Kumar intercepted the trafficker near Ganda Nalla Anngarh Amritsar. During search of his hand bag 7.500 Kg Opium packed in two polyethylene bags was recovered from his possession.
Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Amritsar has awarded commendation certificate to the police team.

During investigation it has been established that the arrested person is a notorious Drug Smuggler of Nepal. He used to bring consignments of Opium to hand over the same to various smugglers in Punjab and Haryana including Amritsar City. The arrested smuggler Gabbar had close links with two inter state smugglers Rajesh @ Pardhan and Kishori Paswan of District Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, earlier arrested by Amritsar Police in April 2008 with 5.500 Kg Opium. A case under 18/61/85 NDPS Act has been registered at Police Station C-Division Amritsar.

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