Man held with opium, poppy husk
The Sadar police have arrested a man and recovered 31,500 kg of poppy husk along with 540 gm of opium from his possession on Saturday. The accused has been identified as Lakhwinder Singh, alias Lakhi, of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar.
The police arrested him from a naka that was put up at the railway crossing at Bhai Himmat Singh Nagar.
The accused was carrying the drugs on a scooter. The police have confiscated the intoxicants and the scooter of the accused. According to SI Harinder Singh, around three cases have already been registered against the accused in various police stations.
Man accused of carrying drugs in police custody in Ludhiana on Sunday.