CHANDIGARH: Sarangpur police arrested a drug peddler with 1 kg ganja from near the EWS flats in Dhanas on Tuesday night.
The police have registered a case under the NDPS Act. The accused has been identified as Rohit alias Bihari, a resident of Dhanas. Sarangur police team was patrolling in Dhanas. In the meantime, they noticed a person coming towards the cops. When he saw the police, he tried to escape, but was nabbed. The police seized 1 kg ganja from his possession. During interrogation, the accused said he had bought drugs from a person in Mauli Jagran for Rs 22,000 to smuggle the same to addicts in the area.
Three held for theft, trespassing
The UT police have arrested three persons for trespassing and stealing goods from a shop in Sector 19. In his complaint, Ishwar Chand, a resident of Sector 27, alleged that Rajpal Sharma, Vicky Sharma and Ashu Sharma, all running a shop at Sadar Bazaar in Sector 19, illegally entered in his booth number 412 by breaking the locks of the shutter and stole articles on June 9, 2020. Sector 19 police registered a case and arrested all the accused.
Man found dead in car
A 33-year-old resident of Kharar, Inderjit Singh, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a car in Sector 40 on Wednesday evening. He used to run a packaging factory in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh. Police said a passerby noticed the man lying unconscious on driver seat and informed the police. Cops found some medicines, suspecting he might have died due to drug overdose.