Patiala, September 17 (By Gagandeep Ahuja): Over 200 police personnel conducted a search operation in Dheha Basti, located near Lakkar Mandi in Patiala on Saturday.
During the six-hour-long search operation, the police found injections, syringes and drugs in many places. Several people who were reportedly under the influence of drugs were also detained.
The search operation was led by ADGP Gurpreet Kaur Deo. At least six persons have been held for interrogation from various locations in the area. Meanwhile, cops also confiscated 12 suspected two-wheelers.
According to the ADGP, the detained individuals will be interrogated, and the suspect vehicles will be returned to their legal owners after being checked.
The Lakkar Mandi, Old Chungi, PRTC Workshop, and Safabadi Gate were fully closed and sealed after a raid by over 200 police officers, including three SPs and six DSPs. Police teams also conducted house-to-house searches.