Roop Lal kaundal
Mandi police has got a bigger success to lay hold on drug Mafia’s activities by seizure of Heroine consignment worth seven crore approximately. Balh police arrested two person on Manali to Chandigarh fourlane road near Nerchowk Town today while they were carrying the locally known Chitta.
“This morning around 7 am near Nagchala Four -lane highway, an Alto Car without number plate was stopped for rash driving on NH -21,” stated Shalini Agnihotri, SP Mandi. Adding that “On checking the vehicle, it was found clear. But on suspicious behavior of the driver and passenger, a gazetted officer was called from the electricity department and both of them underwent personal search in front of the officer. On personal search of the driver contraband, heroin/chitta was found which weighed 337 grams.
She added that on preliminary inquiry, it is found that these accused have been supplying big shipments of heroin in the three districts along NH 21 – Mandi, Bilaspur and Kullu. The supply chain active in the district and association with the suppliers is under investigation, she added. The financial aspects of the case are also under investigation.
Since September 1, 2020, Police Station Balh has seized approximately 512 grams of heroin and 10 kgs of charas. The present catch is the single biggest catch of heroin in the State of HP so far and the market value is estimated to be more than INR 1 crore.
The team members included- Inspector Kamlesh, Head Constable Nek Ram, Constable Subhash, Vivek and Mahinder and Himachal Home Guard Kapil.
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