Punjab Congress leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira has been placed in police custody until September 30 in connection with a drug case by Fazilka's Jalalabad court. Khaira, a Congress MLA, was arrested earlier today on charges of drug smuggling and money laundering. His arrest has sparked controversy in Punjab, as it comes at a time when the Aam Aadmi Party and Congress are reportedly negotiating a seat-sharing arrangement for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in the state. Punjab Farmers Begin Three-Day 'Rail Roko' Protest Demanding Financial Package for Flood-Caused Losses and Debt Waiver (Watch Video).

Jalalabad Court Orders Sukhpal Singh Khaira's Detention

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