Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: A drug peddler was arrested by Mahilpur Police within 10 days of his release on bail from jail. Police recovered poppy husk from him and lodged an FIR.
SHO Dilbag Singh informed that a police party while patrolling in the leadership of ASI Lakhwinder Singh stopped a scooter for checking purpose at village Gondpur. The scooter rider refused for conducting his search and thus, the police party informed the higher authorities. DSP Manjit Singh reached the spot and conducted search and recovered 21 Kg poppy husk from a bag kept on scooter.
SHO Dilbag Singh said that the scooter rider was identified as Sucha Singh s/o Joginder Singh r/o Muggo Patti. He said that Sucha Singh was in jail under the charges of drug peddling and was released on bail about 10 days back.
He informed that Sucha Singh brought poppy husk from Saharanpur in bus. He got down the bus at Kot Fatuhi and was traveling to Muggo Patti on a scooter when the police party arrested him.
An FIR has been lodged against him under section 15, 61 and 85 of NDPS act.