Bootlegger, drug peddler arrested

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Bootlegger, drug peddler arrested

Phagwara (Pb), Apr 2 (PTI) An alleged bootlegger and a drug peddler were arrested today from two different locations near here, police said.

The bootlegger has been identified as Geesa Ram, a resident of Soondh colony Palahigate, they said.

Police said 16 cartons of illicit liquor were recovered from Geesa Ram from local Mansa Devi area.

On a tip off, a police party arrested Geesa under relevant Sections of Excise Act.

In another case, the drug peddler, Gurwinder Singh, was arrested with 140 intoxicating tablets from Urban Estate area during a routine checking, police said.

His arrest was made under relevant Sections of NDPS Act, police said.

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