The Special Cell of the Delhi Police busted an interstate drug syndicate and seized over 3 kg of pure opium price round Rs 1 crore within the nationwide capital. Two key members of the syndicate had been arrested, an official mentioned on Monday.
According to police, the accused recognized as Siyaram and Dinesh, each residents of Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, had been supplying contraband medication for the final 5 years and within the final one 12 months, they’d equipped over 100 kg of opium in Delhi and its peripherals.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Ingit Pratap Singh mentioned that there was info that an interstate drug syndicate is being operated by one Siyaram.
“The input was further developed through informers and technical analysis, and it came out that Siyaram was procuring opium from Ranchi, Jharkhand, and Bihar and then supplying it to his associates in Delhi-NCR and many other states, ” mentioned the DCP.
On December 3, particular and credible info was obtained that Siyaram, together with considered one of his associates, would come to Delhi close to Akshardham metro station to provide an enormous consignment of medication to his associates. “Accordingly, a trap was laid, and Siyaram and Dinesh were apprehended when they were boarding an autorickshaw after stepping down from a bus. Both of them were carrying sling bags.”
“On checking their baggage, 3, 407 grams of opium had been recovered from the cavities inside the baggage. The duo used to acquire opium from one Birsa, a resident of Jharkhand, and equipped the identical to their contacts in Delhi-NCR and Haryana. It was additionally revealed that they’d equipped greater than 100 kg of opium within the final one 12 months, ” the DCP added.
Further raids are being performed in Ranchi, Jharkhand, and Delhi-NCR to nab the remaining members of the syndicate, he mentioned.