A team of drug inspectors today confiscated a huge quantity of intoxicants and injections from an illegal godown in Khalra Mandi in Patti Tehsil in Tarn Taran. The godown was owned by Shri Parkash who could not produce the necessary documents and the license required for storing the drugs. He runs New Madhav Medical Store at Cooperative Bank Wali Gali near Khalra Mandi. Bableen Kaur, drug inspector, while talking to this correspondent revealed that the drug department confiscated as many as eight types of drugs stashed in an illegal manner in the godown. The drug authorities raided the complex following a tip-off. It seized habit-forming drugs and injections worth Rs 50,000 from the godown.
She said though the accused had the licence for running the medical store, but there were also violations of norms.