Chandigarh, Nov 30 – Haryana Police has arrested an alleged drug peddler after it seized 400 kg doda post from his possession in Jind district.
Giving this information here today, a Haryana Police spokesman informed that a huge stock of doda post had been seized during a raid conducted at a shop by a team of Crime Investigation Agency.
After getting a secret input from informer, the police team immediately conducted a raid at a shop located at Dhakal road, Narwana and seized 21 bags of doda post containing a total of 400 kg drug. The estimated value of seized drug was around Rs 25 to 30 lakh.
Initial investigations revealed that the contraband was being smuggled from Madhya Pradesh for supply in Punjab. The arrested accused was identified as Ashok Kumar, a resident of Khark Pandwa, Kaithal presently living at Narwana.
A case under the relevant provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act was registered against the accused. He was taken on remand by producing in the court so as to ascertain the involvement of others in this racket of drug peddling. Further investigation in the case is underway, he added.