Ludhiana (Rural) SSP Varinder Singh narrates police achievements

Ludhiana, July 10, 2019: Varinder Singh, SSP Ludhiana (Rural) told the media persons that seminar are being held in various villages/towns to curb the drug menace and awareness of the people regarding ill-effects of drugs. During the campaign against drug smugglers/ paddlers and person involved extortion, since 12-07-2018 till date total 139 seminars/meetings have been held in various villages/ towns of this District. As a result 09 youths motivated and referred for medication. Besides, sports tournament in various disciplines planned so that youth involve them in sports so as to be away from drugs. In during so Cricket tournament were held in village and also planned for conducting in near future.

          As above, to arrest the drug smuggler and Robbers, who are anti-social elements a special drive have been initiated against them. In this regard district police achieved a major success. During the year 2018-2019 registered 288 cases against Drug smugglers under NDPS Act registered and 407 smugglers have been arrested with heavy recovery of poppy husk, Heroine, Ganja, intoxicant powder have been effected from them. apart from this illicit arms ammunition, stolen/snatched vehicle have also been recovered.

       The recovery of poppy Husk, Heroin, Ganja etc from smugglers is as under:

Poppy Husk  53 Qtl. 70 Kg. 80 gm

Intoxicating powder  01 Kg, 578 gm

Opium         27 Kg. 363 gm

Tablets / Capsules             88,484

Ganja           93 Kg. 967 gm

Cocaine                610  gm        

Heroin        04 Kg 497 gm

Injections                274

Sulfa              40gm

Under Excise Act, total 250 cases have been registered and 263 persons were arrested. The details of recovery is as under.

liquor (Desi)

33174 Ltr 180 mltr

liquor (English)

3663 Ltr 750 mltr

illicit liquor

2562 Ltr 488 mltr


156 Otl 95 kg

Oven  (Bhathi)



Under Arms Act, Total 09 cases have been registered and 09 persons were  arrested. The details of recovery is as under.





Riffle /Gun





          Under Gambling Act, Total 28 cases have been registered and 38 persons were  arrested with recovery of  Rs.1,41,990.

        Under Theft/Robbers, Total 163 cases have been registered and 193 persons were  arrested with recovery of Rs.68,54,580 from their possession.

          Total 182 POs were arrested.


Wednesday, July 10, 2019