Punjab Special Task Force arrests inter-state opium smuggler on Wednesday. Photo/ANI
Punjab Special Task Force arrests inter-state opium smuggler on Wednesday. Photo/ANI

Amritsar: STF arrests inter-state smuggler, seizes 6.5 kg opium

ANI | Updated: Jul 03, 2019 19:42 IST

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], July 3 (ANI): Punjab Special Task Force (STF) on Wednesday arrested an inter-state smuggler and seized 6.5 kg opium and drugs and Rs 1 lakh from his possession.
The accused has been identified as Balkar Singh aka Balla, a resident of Sultanwind area in Amritsar.
Rachpal Singh, AIG, said: "He used to smuggle opium to various states of the country. He used to get it from states where growing opium is legal like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and then used to distribute it in Amritsar and other places."
Further investigation is currently underway. (ANI)

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