Chandigarh: Gangsters, bootleggers, drug runners held in Mohali in ballot season | Chandigarh Information


MOHALI: Police claimed to have arrested 157 liquor smugglers, 40 drug runners and seven gangsters with weapons in Mohali. In complete, 244 individuals have been arrested and 208 FIRs registered throughout time interval when the election code of conduct was in drive, mentioned senior superintendent of police (SSP) Harjit Singh. He mentioned that the Mohali police made the arrests in collaboration with the Static Surveillance Group (SST) because the imposition of mannequin code of conduct until the day of voting. SSP Harjit Singh mentioned that in all, 208 FIRs had been registered below numerous offences and 244 accused had been arrested in a span of 45 days. Mohali police additionally recovered 2.48 kg of heroin, 63kg poppy husk, 1.172 kg opium, 20 grams of smack and different contraband. In addition to, police recovered 11,468 litres of illicit liquor being smuggled into Punjab from Chandigarh and Ambala in the course of the interval.


“Now we have arrested 244 accused. Of those, 157 are liquor smugglers, 40 drug runners and 7 gangsters. A complete of 11,468 litres of illicit liquor has been recovered in the course of the code of conduct in Mohali. A complete of Rs 1,91,07,940 has been seized as unaccounted for cash being transported into Mohali,” he mentioned. In accordance with the SSP, seven gangsters and criminals have been arrested and 6 weapons together with 37 dwell cartridges have been recovered. Police additionally recovered 3.22 kg of Silver, for which the service failed to supply paperwork supporting its transportation.


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