Minor boys nabbed with 2 kg heroin

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Amritsar, Oct 1 (UNI) The Special Narcotics Cell of Punjab Police nabbed four people including two teenagers, with two kg heroin worth Rs two crore in the international market from Sultanwind road last night, police sources today claimed.

The four were identified as 13-year-old Gurjant Singh and his father Mehal Singh, from the border village of Muthianwali in Tarn Taran district, 17-year-old Kamalraj Singh and his uncle Amrik Singh of Bahangla village of the state district.

Police sources said they were nabbed while transporting the drug to a safe place. The heroin had been smuggled from Pakistan by adopting the 'conceal and recover', method.

Both the minors were taken into custody and were booked under the NDPS Act. They were later sent to the Juvenile Home in Hoshiarpur while the other two were sent to the Central Jail here after interrogation. All the four were booked under the NDPS Act.

According to preliminary reports, the 13-year-old Gurjant Singh was used by his father to 'recover' the heroin from his agricultural fields touching the zero line in Muthianwali village.


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