Sat. Sep 30th, 2023

Ahmedabad-Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, who’s an accused within the high-profile homicide case of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, was transferred to the high-security ward at Sabarmati Central Jail right here. The transfer is available in connection together with his involvement in a Rs 195 crore medicine case.

Bishnoi was beforehand housed in Delhi’s Tihar Jail however was subsequently handed over to the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in April this yr. His arrest was linked to alleged drug smuggling actions with connections to Pakistan.

On September 14 final yr, the Gujarat ATS, working in collaboration with the Indian Coast Guard, intercepted a Pakistani fishing vessel named ‘Al Tayyasa’ close to the Jakhau harbour in Kutch district. The operation led to the restoration of 40 kg heroin valued at practically Rs 195 crore.

The operation additionally led to the arrest of six Pakistani nationals who had been on board the intercepted vessel. The investigation uncovered a bigger nexus involving smuggling of narcotics from Pakistan to India, with the seized heroin supposed for distribution in Delhi and Punjab.

Further investigation revealed the involvement of two Delhi residents who had been purported to obtain the contraband. They had been promptly apprehended by the authorities. It was discovered that the drug trafficking community was orchestrated by two traffickers, together with a Nigerian nationwide, who had been already incarcerated in Punjab’s jails.

The Gujarat Police additionally unveiled the function of Bharat Bhushan, often known as Bhola Shooter, a member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang, within the Morbi medicine seizure of 2021. Bhushan, who just lately died in jail, was allegedly working the medicine community from inside Punjab’s jail premises.

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