Ludhiana man held with 500-gram opium, ₹1 lakh

The CIA staff 2 arrested a 55-year-old man with 500-gram opium on Thursday.

The accused has been identified as Randeep Singh of Mohalla Beguana on Gill Road. Police said that 1 lakh was also recovered from his possession.

Inspector Beant Juneja, in-charge of CIA staff 2, said that police arrested Randeep near Lohara Canal Bridge based on a tip-off.

A drugs case has been lodged at the Sadar police station against Randeep, who is already facing trial in a fraud case, police said.

During questioning, he revealed that he procured the contraband from Ambala.


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