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Ludhiana police freezes drug smugglers’ properties worth Rs 1.63 crore including 4 residential houses, 4 shops
Ludhiana, March 24, 2023: The Commissioner of Police Ludhiana Mandeep Singh Sidhu, IPS, held a press conference today to give details regarding the confirmation of three property freezing orders under Section 68F of the NDPS Act.
The properties of three smugglers were frozen by concerned station house officers and sent for confirmation to the competent authority in Delhi a month ago.
The competent authority has now confirmed the freezing orders. The financial investigation, as enshrined in Section 68F of the NDPS Act, was carried out against the accused, against whom cases under the NDPS Act are registered.
Freezing the property of such accused deters them from further indulging in such activities. Additionally, the proceeds of the drug crime are taken by the government, thereby containing the illegal earnings through the drug trade. This also sends a strong message to other drug peddlers in society.
The details of the accused, cases registered against them, and the property frozen with its valuation are listed in the table below.
Details of Cases
Satnam Singh @ Lovely, S/o Shri Shamsher Singh, R/o Street No. 4. New Sunder Nagar, Lohara, Police Station: Daba, District; Ludhiana
FIR No. 187 Dt. 02.08.2018 U/S 22/61/85 NDPS Act PS Daba, Ludhiana.
One medical shop, two empty shop on land measuring 100 Square Yards situated at. Street 4, New Sundar Nagar
Vikas Kumar S/o Puran Chand House No.5, Ashiana Colony village Hussainpura Ludhiana
FIR No.51 Dt. 24.04.2019 U/S 22/61/85 NDPS Act PS Sadar, Ludhiana.
(60 Gm. Heroine)
Residential House on land measuring 5O sq yards situated in Aasiana Colony, Village Hussainpura
Hoshiar Singh S/o Late Mukhtiar Singh R/o Vill. Lalton Kalan
FIR No: 151 Dt. 21.09.2013 U/s 21/61/85 NDPS Act PS Sadar, Ludhiana.
3 Residential Houses in Lalton Kalan
One shop measuring 43.25 sq. yards in Lalton Kalan
1 Crore 63.5 Lacs
The Commissioner of Police Ludhiana, Sh. Mandeep Singh Sidhu, IPS, emphasized that the police are committed to curbing the drug menace in society and will take all necessary measures to bring the culprits to justice.