Kapurthala, April 6 -- The district police on Friday busted a gang of illegal arms and drugs smugglers with the arrest of four members, officials said.

Senior superintendent of police (SSP) Vatsala Gupta said with the arrest of four accused, the cops have recovered 300 grams of heroin and seven .32 pistols.

"The accused have been identified as Neeraj Kumar of Kurki police station, Meenapur in Bihar, Akashdeep and Tejpal Lally of Pahra village and Rahul of Kartarpur in Jalandhar district," the SSP said, adding that Neeraj has a criminal past.

A case under section 21(C) of the NDPS Act has been registered against Neeraj at the police station city, Kapurthala. SSP said that during the preliminary investigation, Neeraj disclosed that he ha...