Tribune News Service
Amritsar, May 25
The Special Task Force today confiscated over 1kg of opium from a peddler identified as Avtar Singh, a resident of Vallah. He was booked under Sections 18, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act.
Bal Kishan Singla, DSP, Special Task Force, said that acting on a tip-off, a police team was going towards the Jahajgarh area from the Chamrang roadside when it intercepted Avtar Singh. During search, the police recovered the contraband. Singla said interrogation of the accused was under progress and more recoveries were likely to be made. He said the police was trying to ascertain the source of the contraband and where it was to be delivered.
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