CHANDIGARH: Punjab Police has arrested four persons who were using courier services to smuggle drugs abroad, busting an international module of drug smugglers reportedly controlled from Canada. The module was involved in smuggling opium and the potent date rape drug ketamine.
Assistant Inspector General of Police, Counter Intelligence, HKPS Khakh, said Canadian citizen Davinder Dev (68), Ajit Singh (45) and Tarlochan Singh (42) and Gurbax Singh (50) were arrested following a tip off, at Haripur T-Point near Jandu Singha.
The police seized 4.75 kg ketamine and 6 kg opium, packed in seven large double-layered vessels of the kind used for preparation of langar. Five persons, including the main Canadian organisers, have been booked under NDPS Act and sections 420, 465, 467, 468, 471 of IPC.