UT police have arrested a Mani Majra resident with banned tablets, cough syrups, and weapons, including a revolver. Bank Colony resident Virender Saini (34), the suspect, has been identified.
As a result of a tip-off, the police set up a checkpoint near the Mauli Jagran police station. According to the police, the suspect was signaled to stop his car, but he locked it from inside and tried to flee. Police officers manning the checkpoint broke the windscreen to open the door and nabbed the suspect.
A search of the car revealed 15 strips of banned tablets, 105 bottles of cough syrup, a revolver with six live cartridges, an air gun, and 14 air rifle cartridges.
It was evident from the quantity of drugs recovered from the suspect that they were intended to be supplied to a third party. Mauli Jagran police station has registered a case under the NDPS Act and Arms Act against the suspect.