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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Class XI boy among 2 held for peddling


Class XI boy among 2 held for peddling

Our Correspondent

Ferozepur, June 10

Two youngsters, including a Class XI student, were nabbed by the officials of the Special Task Force (STF) on charges of drug peddling. The STF team seized 750 gm of heroin and Rs 30,000 drug money from their possession.

Snehdeep Sharma, AIG, STF, said the accused were identified as Jagan, alias Jagga (20) ,and Navrang alias Nannu (16), while another accused, Rohit, who happened to be Jagan’s brother, managed to flee.

The AIG said the STF team had got a tip-off that these three accused were involved in drug smuggling. Following this, a trap was laid and the accused were nabbed from the cantonment area, while they were on their way to supply drugs on a bike, he said, adding that Jagan and Navrang were nabbed, but Rohit fled on the bike.

Sharma said during their search, 350 gm heroin was recovered from Jagan and Rs 30,000 drug money from Navrang. Later, another 400 gm heroin was recovered from the residence of Navrang, he added.

Sharma said preliminary interrogation revealed that Navrang was a student of Class XI of a local school. “The accused will be produced in the court and their remand will be taken. Rohit will also be nabbed soon,” he said, adding that a case under Sections 21, 29, 61, 85 of the NDPS Act was registered at STF police station in Mohali.

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