Punjab

POLICE ARREST DELHI-BASED FUGITIVE COUPLE WANTED IN 5-KG HEROIN SUPPLY

P S Walia | September 24, 2021 07:04 PM

 

CHASE FROM JALANDHAR CANT RAILWAY STATION
COUPLE WAS ON THE MOST WANTED LIST OF STF PUNJAB

GRP POLICE RECOVER 400 GRAMS OF HEROIN FROM THE BAG LEFT ABANDONED BY COUPLE ON TRAIN

 

KAPURTHALA:  Kapurthala police today arrested a Delhi-based fugitive couple on the run since 2019 in a 5-kg heroin supply case after tracking them down while traveling in a train.

The arrested couple has been identified as Deepak Kumar of J 17/B Beri Wala Bagh Gali no-2, Hari Nagar, Mayapuri in Delhi and his wife Preeti.
Divulging the details in a press release, Senior Superintendent of Police Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh
said that Kapurthala police teams on a tip-off regarding the couple travelling in train from Delhi towards Punjab and tracked them down near Jalandhar Cantonment railway station and apprehended them from the train.


He said that the couple was wanted by Kapurthala police in case no 126 dated August 1, 2019, registered in Sadar Kapurthala police station under the sections of the NDPS Act in which 5-kg heroin was recovered from the accused and this couple was declared proclaimed offender by the court in this case.


The SSP revealed that during interrogation, the couple revealed that they were going to deliver a consignment of heroin which was hidden in a bag and they had left abandoned under their seat in the train.
He said that the arresting team was not informed about the bag at that time.


SSP added that this bag was later recovered unclaimed under seat number 21,22 in Ac compartment A1 by the Railway police party at Pathankot Railway Station and they have also registered a case under section 21 NDPS Act at GRP police station Pathankot.

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