Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) Punjab Police on Tuesday arrested a drug smuggler and recovered 55 kg opium from his possession during a special checking near Kartarpur town in Jalandhar.
The arrested man has been identified as Yudhvir Singh of Jandiala Guru in Amritsar. He was a proclaimed offender and wanted in various NDPS cases. The police also recovered a high-end car from the accused.
Director General of Police (DGP) Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota said under an ongoing drive against drugs, the CIA Wing of the Jalandhar rural Police had set up a check point on the Kartarpur-Kishanpura road.
During checking, the police stopped the car being driven by Yudhvir and recovered 55 kg opium from his possession.
Yudhvir's accomplice, Palwinder Singh, managed to flee from the spot, he added.
His announcement comes days after Advocate General A.P.S. Deol resigned from his position and the Punjab government has sent a list of 10 names to the Union Public Service Commission for appointment of the Director General of Police.
According to the SAFAR, at 6 p.m. in Delhi, PM2.5 was 435 micrograms per cubic meter. By Saturday morning, its magnitude may decline but values will remain at the edge of very poor and severe, System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) said.
Defence sources said the customary exchange of Diwali sweets took place between the two armies at the Aman Setu bridge near the Kaman post in Uri sector of the LoC. The other point of exchange was Tithwal on the Kishenganga River in Tangdhar sector of the LoC in Kupwara district.
Director General of Police Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota said the Ludhiana rural police earlier this week arrested two persons for providing shelter and logistical support to the accused, Ranjeet Singh, alias Gora, in the Jalalabad blast case, which is being investigated by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).