Jalandhar, July 1 (YP Bureau)
Sukhwant Singh alias Sukha Gakhal, MD of Sukh Sagar Entertainers was closely connected to International Drug Peddler Raja Kandola the kingpin of ‘Ice Drug Trade’ in Punjab and had supplied Ephedrine worth many a lakh to Raja Kandola.
This was disclosed by Inderjit Singh SHO of Police Station Kartarpur even as a Court of Duty Magistrate at Jalandhar remanded Sukha Gakhal to Judicial Custody on Sunday. He has been sent to jail and shall be produced in the court after expiry of his judicial remand.
Raja Kandola used to make synthetic drug popularly known as ‘Ice Drug’ by mixing Ephedrine with other intoxicating raw material with the help of experts including some NRIs and even a foreign national, the police had earlier revealed.
Police have procured the call-details of mobiles and telephones used by Sukha Gakhal. His contacts have been deeply probed and asked about during his police remand.
Raja Kandola, the master-mind and the king-pin is absconding since police busted the international drug racket claiming to have procured Ice-Drug worth Rs. 200 crore in the international market from a farm house in the area of Garhshankar.
Though a Police official claimed that Sukha Gakhl has revealed many a names connected to the drug-trade he also told that most of the persons whose names have cropped up during investigation have gone underground.