Jalandhar, October, 15, 2023: As per media reports, Jalandhar SSP Mukhwinder Singh Bhullar said that police arrested drug smuggler Surinder Singh, alias Shinda, after an encounter at Nurmahal here last night.
Shinda faces cases under the NDPS Act and Arms Act among others at Bilga and Dasuya police stations. The SSP said, “Shinda is a hardcore smuggler whose overseas and cross-border links cannot be ruled out. The investigation is on.”
“At least 1 kg heroin, Rs 8.5 lakh drug money, a 9-mm pistol and two cars were seized during a joint operation of the Phillaur and Nurmahal police”, he said.
SSP Bhullar said: “Shinda, a resident of Bilga, Jalandhar, was wanted in a June 14, 2023, NDPS Act case registered with the Phillaur police. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team led by Phillaur SHO Surinder Kumar raided a house in Nurmahal.” The smuggler fired shots at the police personnel. Two cops were injured due to a fall. The police party was however successful in nabbing Shinda, he said