New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested a drugs trafficker Gurjant Singh @ Ashish Gattu of Kot Khalsa in Amritsar earlier this week. He was transferring proceeds from narcotics sale through havala to terrorists in Kashmir and Pakistan.
NIA re-registered the case on 8 May 2020, took over the investigation and filed charge-sheets against 11 accused persons in the case.
During investigation it was found that the arrested accused Gurjant Singh is a drug trafficker and was a close associate of the charge-sheeted accused persons in the case. He used to purchase illegally smuggled heroin from other accused persons – Bikramjit Singh @ Vicky and Sarwan Singh and then sell it locally. The proceeds collected from the sale of this heroin were sent to Kashmir & Pakistan through hawala.