Lakhanpur police seizes heroin, arrests drug peddler

Excelsior Correspondent
KATHUA, Nov 23 : Kathua Police under the guidance of SSP, R C Kotwal- today seized 2.93 grams of heroin in the jurisdictional area of Police Station (PS) Lakhanpur at Sukhal Khad bridge, Basantpur and arrested one drug peddler.
A police team led by Sub Inspector, Vikram Singh in charge Police Post (PP) Basantpur under the supervision of DySP, DAR Kathua, Sukhdev Singh during Naka checking in its jurisdictional area at Sukhal Khad bridge near Basantpur apprehended one suspicious person namely Rakesh Singh, son of Lt. Munshi Ram of Basantpur tehsil and district Kathua who was wandering under suspicious circumstances.
On thorough checking approximately 2.93 grams of heroin (Chitta) like narcotics was recovered from his illegal possession. Thereafter all the recovered narcotics was seized and one person was arrested. An instant case vide FIR No. 95/2022 U/S 8/21/22/ NDPS Act has been registered at Police Station (PS) Lakhanpur and further investigation is underway.