Seeing the trap of STF, two bike-borne smugglers tried to escape near Shahkot’s village Bajwa Khurd, but their bike slipped. Police arrested Durga Singh of Thammuwal village in Shahkot and Dharampreet Singh, a resident of Mallian Majhpur village of Jandiala Guru and recovered 60 grams of chitta from them. A case has been registered under section 21 of the NDPS Act in the STF, Mohali.
AIG Surinder Kumar said that the STF had received information that two bike-borne smugglers have come to the Shahkot area to supply chits. The team started the investigation by setting a trap near village Bajwa Khurd. He said that during this time the smuggler tried to turn after seeing the bike STF from Dharamkot. During this the bike slipped and both were caught. During interrogation, it has come to the fore that one case of drug smuggling is registered against Dharampreet and three cases are registered against Durga Singh.
The AIG said that both the accused will be taken on remand and questioned as to where they bring the drugs and who buy drugs from them. AIG Surinder Kumar said that the accused are being questioned and their links are being probed. He said that through these efforts are being made to reach out to big drug smugglers. More revelations are expected from the accused during the interrogation.
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