Three arrested; 96 bottles of banned syrup, 22 bottles of illicit liquor recovered


Kathua: In a major action against drug menace and illicit liquor in the District, Kathua Police under overall supervision of SSP, R C Kotwal on Monday recovered 96 bottles of Corex syrup and 22 bottles of Illicit liquor from three accused, in separate actions.
As per details, a team from Police Station Kathua conducted a raid at Krishna Medical Shop Kalibari and apprehended a person namely Deepak Sudan, son of Sudershan Kumar, resident of Ward no 16, Shivanagar, Kathua. During checking, 96 bottles of Corex syrup (Codeine Phosphate), which he had concealed in his shop were recovered. The aforesaid person was arrested and a case vide FIR No. 235/2021 under Sections 8/21/22 of NDPS Act was registered against him at Police Station Kathua.
While in another instance, another team of Police Station Kathua apprehended two suspected person namely Dinesh Kumar, son of Kewal Kishore, resident of Taloor, Tehsil and District Pathankot and his accomplice namely Deepak Sharma, son of Ram Tirath Sharma, resident of Ward no. 09, Kathua. On search, 22 bottles of illicit liquor were recovered from their illegal possession. The accused were arrested and a case vide FIR No. 234/2021 under Section 188 of IPC and 48(A) of Excise Act was registered against them at Kathua Police Station.