21 kg opium worth Rs 21 lakh recovered

Police late on Tuesday recovered 21 kg opium worth Rs 21 lakh from a property dealer at a check point outside hotel Zoom at RK Road.

Addressing a press conference, Police Commissioner, Paramjit Singh Gill said that the accused, Manjit Singh resident of Dashmesh Nagar in Shimlapuri, smuggled the opium from a dhabha owner in Mansor, UP.

He used to sell it to his customers all over Punjab. A case has been registered with division number 6 police post under relevant Sections of the NDPS act.

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