LS polls: Haryana Police seizes large quantity of liquor, narcotics

By | April 10, 2019

After the enforcement of model code of conduct in view of Lok Sabha polls, Haryana Police has so far seized a total of 2,35,515 bottles of illicit liquor and over 1983 kg narcotic substance including heroin, opium, poppy husk, ganja, smack and charas in the State.

Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Navdeep Singh Virk on Monday said that based on the intelligence inputs, Police has so far seized 1,40,290 bottles of country made liquor, 64,867 bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL), 18,566 bottles of beer and 11,792 bottles of illicit liquor.

It also seized 898 kg 980 gram ganja, 657 kg 660 gram poppy husk, 1,710 gram 409 miligram herion, 13 kg 949 gram 860 miligram opium, 302 gram 510 miligram smack, 7 kg 691 gram 400 miligram charas, 1 kg 815 gram sulfa, 384 kg 600 gram green opium and 17 kg cocaine doda, he said.

Virk said that in addition to cash worth Rs 76,17,370, police teams also seized counterfeit currency with the face value of Rs11,700 since the model code of conduct came into effect. Apart from this, Police has also recovered 1000 kg lahan, 1200 intoxicant capsules, 16,584 banned tablets and 18 bottles of syrup.

As many as 356 FIRs related to seizure of above items had been lodged across the state, he added.

The ADGP further said that our teams are continuing operations against illegal liquor, narcotics, cash, illegal weapons and any other activity that can hamper and disrupt the polling process. In order to maintain law and order in the state, 73,096 licensed arms have so far been deposited by the people in Police Stations across Haryana, he added.

He also urged the people to enthusiastically participate in the upcoming festival of democracy and exercise their right to cast vote without any fear as the Haryana Police has made elaborate arrangements for free, fair and peaceful conduct of general elections, polling for which will be held on May 12 in the state. More