Haryana

CRACK DOWN ON DRUG PEDDLERS CONTINUES AS 552 KG NARCOTICS WORTH CRORES OF RUPEES CONFISCATED IN FATEHABAD

July 02, 2020 07:52 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Continuing with its crackdown on drug peddlers, Haryana Police have confiscated over 552 kg narcotics worth crores of rupees in Fatehabad district alone during the last six months period between January and June 2020. Police have also arrested 286 accused by registering 162 cases under NDPS Act.

While stating this here today, a Haryana Police spokesperson informed that large quantity of drugs including 5 kg 759 gram of heroin, 13 kg 185 gram opium, 514 kg 690 gram poppy husk, 18 kg 427 gram ganja and 225 opium plants were seized from the possession of arrested accused.

In addition, police teams have also recovered 53345 tablets/capsules and 82 bottle syrups, fallen under the category of prohibited medicines.

He said that following the Director General of Police (DGP), Haryana Mr Manoj Yadava’s directives, the State Police force acting tough to completely crush the menace of drugs and its distribution network. The district Superintendents of Police have been taking stern action to bust the network of supply chain and tightening the noose on those involved in peddling them in the State.

Apart from taking stern action against those involved in drug peddling, Police is also making the general public aware about the ill effects of drug addiction.

 
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