Man arrested with 3-kg opium in Karnal village

Karnal, January 7

A team of special staff, Karnal, arrested a man with 3-kg opium, near Kherisarafali village of the district. The police also seized a car from his possesion that he used for smuggling drugs.

Ganga Ram Punia, SP, said the accused had been identified as Gurjaint Singh of Chogama village. On a tip off, the team laid a naka near Kherisarafali village and arrested the accused with opium hidden in the car, he said. During investigation, he said he had brought the opium from Pehowa . He had bought it for Rs 2 lakh per kg from Sunny to be supplied in different parts of Haryana. A case has been registered.