The accused with the seized doda post in police custody in Barmer
JAISALMER: The police seized 310 kilogram of doda post worth Rs 12 lakh from a truck during a routine check in Barmer on Monday. One person has been arrested in this regard.
In another case, a countrymade pistol and four cartridges were recovered from a vehicle in Barmer and a person has been arrested.
Barmer SP Anand Sharma said Dhorimanna SHO Harchandram and his team seized 310kg of doda post stuffed in 22 sacks from a Tata 407 truck. The driver has been arrested and case under Section 8/15 of NDPS Act has been lodged. In the inquiry driver told that consignment was to be handed over near Mangalwad Chowraha in Chittorgarh. The approximate cost of doda post is said to be Rs 12 lakh, he said.
Sharma said that in another case, a team of Dhorimanna police a vehicle which had no registration number in Barmer. During search, a country-made pistol and four cartridges were found. The vehicle, weapons and driver Narpat were arrested. A case was lodged under Arms Act. He was also involved in smuggling of drugs and cases are against him at Dhorimanna, Sadar Barmer ND Bhim police stations, he said.