Haryana: Drug peddler arrested in Ambala

May 26, 2023

Chandigarh [India], May 26 : Haryana Police on Friday arrested a man on charges of drug peddling and recovered 3 quintals and 40 kilograms of 'chura post' from his possession in Ambala district.
The accused has been identified as Kalvinder Singh, a native of Jalmana village in Karnal district.
The police said that arrest took place during a checkpoint near Police Station Naggal on Hisar-Chandigarh National Highway 152.
"Our team received specific information on May 25, 2023, that the accused, identified as Kalvinder Singh alias Koder, a resident of Jalmana village in Karnal district, is involved in large-scale drug trafficking. It was revealed that the accused who intended to transport a significant quantity of contraband for supply will come towards Ambala in a truck. Prompt action was taken based on the information, and a checkpoint was set up on Hisar-Chandigarh National Highway 152 near Thana Naggal," a Haryana Police spokesperson said.
According to the spokesperson, police intercepted a vehicle bearing a Haryana registration number and conducted a search. "As a result, 3 quintals and 40 kilograms of 'chura post' was recovered from inside."
A case has been registered against the accused under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.
Further investigation is underway in this matter.