Punjab police arrest 508 drug smugglers

Wednesday 27th July 2022 07:21 EDT

Amid the ongoing war against drugs waged by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police in last week arrested 508 drug smugglers/suppliers after registering 389 FIRs across the state. In addition to this, the police have also arrested 31 proclaimed offenders and absconders wanted in NDPS cases in the past week, said Inspector General of Police Sukhchain Singh Gill, who was addressing a press conference on Monday. The police have recovered over 793,000 tablets/capsules/injections of pharma opioids from across the state. The opioids include 682,000 intoxicant tablets, 17,169 injectable narcotics, 85,442 intoxicant capsules, and 8,648 vials of intoxicant syrup.

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