Amritsar: Weeks after the biggest ever drug haul was unearthed in Punjab, the main accused in the case died on Sunday in police custody. Gurpinder Singh, who was arrested in a raid by Customs Department at the Attari border in Punjab’s Amritsar on June 30, was reportedly sick for some time while he was lodged in an Amritsar jail.


On Sunday morning, he started throwing up while brushing his teeth and was immediately rushed to a civil hospital. However, he died on the way, Deputy Superintendent of Police Kamaljeet Singh said.