Cop arrested for drug trafficking in Punjab


Chandigarh: A senior police officer in Punjab who led many drug busts and was a famed “specialist” has been arrested after a large haul of narcotics, arms and cash was seized from his home on Monday.

The raids were carried out in the morning at inspector Inderjit Singh’s residence at the Jalandhar police lines, from where he was arrested, and his official quarters at Phagwara.

As per sources, large bundles were carried out of his home in Phagwara, around 100 km from Chandigarh.  Around 3 kg of smack, 4 kg of heroin, an Italian-make pistol, an AK 47 rifle and around 400 live cartridges including those of AK 47s were found at his house in Jalandhar’s police lines. Over 16 lakhs cash was also found, besides around 3,500 pounds.

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