Jagraon/Ludhiana:Tightening the noose on drug peddlers, the Ludhiana Rural Police arrested a woman and her son with heroine along with ninety thousand cash on Monday. The accused were arrested during a checking near Gurusar Kaunke.
The accused has been identified as Gurmej Kaur and her son Rajinder Singh.Giving information, In charge of Police Post Bus Stand Harmesh Singh said that both the accused were waiting for someone along the roadside and tried to escape after seeing the police team. However, they were caught by police.
While checking, 10 gm heroine and ninety thousand cash was recovered from the possession of accused.Investigation officer in case said that both mother-son used to smuggle narcotic powder and heroine; further sell it to their customers. At the time of arrest, the accused were waiting for their customer. The accused revealed that they were involved in drug peddling from last few years.
A case has been registered against the accused under NDPS act and during investigation more information is expected, said Harmesh Singh.Woman and her son held for drug peddling.
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