Jalandhar, Jan 2 (ANI): The Counter Intelligence Branch of Punjab Police seized around 18 kilograms of methamphetamine in Jalandhar here on Friday.
Sources claimed the seized drugs are worth 900 million rupees in the international market.
Three persons identified as Narinder Kumar, Pankaj and Sanjeev have been arrested and the police has also impounded the two cars that they had used to transport the narcotics.
Investigations revealed that this kind of drug is in great demand as it reacts faster in the blood in comparison to heroin and directly stimulates the brain nerves.
"Counter Intelligence has recovered around 18 kilograms of methamphetamine commonly known as Ice. And three accused are also arrested named Narinder Kumar, Pankaj and Sanjeev suspected behind the smuggling of the drugs," said Upinder Jeet Singh Dhumal, Superintendent of Police (Counter Intelligence Branch), Punjab Police.
During interrogation, the police found that one of the arrested Sanjeev Singh hails from New Delhi, but is basically based in England and that there are several other cases registered against him.
The other two Pankaj and Narinder Kumar are local residents of Jalandhar.
Besides the Pajero station wagon and Honda City car, the police also recovered a revolver and six live cartridges from the arrested persons. (ANI)