Rajasthan man found with 1 kg opium
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The crime branch of the UT police arrested a native of Rajasthan on December 1 and recovered one kilogram of opium from him. Biru Lal was nabbed by the police near the railway crossing after he tried to bypass a naka by the crime branch.
Inspector Ranjodh Singh of CIA said, "Biru was coming from Hallo Majra towards the railway station. However, discovering a naka at the T-Junction, he turned back. Suspecting foul play, the police officers nabbed him and found one kilogram of opium in a polythene he was carrying".
On preliminary investigation, Biru, who worked as an ice-cream vendor in Chandigarh disclosed that he had been getting opium for an acquaintance in Chandigarh, a resident of Mauli Jagran. On Saturday when he was arrested, he was on his way to deliver the narcotic to his acquaintance.