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Drug smuggler's pharmacist associate arrested

Posted on Mar 11, 05:33PM | IANS

Chandigarh, March 11 : Police have arrested a pharmacist who used to conduct authenticity tests of drugs for international drug smugglers from Ludhiana in Punjab, police sources said.

Sunil Katyal, a resident of Naseeb Avenue, was an alleged associate of smuggler Anoop Singh Kahlon who was arrested with a huge quantity of heroin from Mohali near here March 7.

"Katyal, who works with a private pharmaceutical company, had taken drugs many times to his owner's laboratory to test their authenticity. He was getting a commission for his job," a police official said.