Three caught with 1 kg cocaine in Punjab

April 12th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS  

Amritsar, April 11 (IANS) Three people, including two claiming to be army personnel, were arrested in Punjab Saturday after they were found to be carrying 1 kg of cocaine, police said.
The drug haul is worth millions in the international market, police said.

Police officials said the trio was stopped at a check barrier near village Awaan while they were going to Ramdass town on a motorcycle. The cocaine was found when their belongings were being checked.

The arrested men have been identified as Umesh Kumar and Bhagwan Sharma, both claiming to be army personnel, and Satish Kumar.

Three army identity cards and other documents were recovered from them, police said.

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