The Delhi Police seized the most important heroin haul ever once they found 354 kg of medication price greater than Rs 2,500 crore at a home in Faridabad, which dropped at gentle an enormous worldwide drug racket unfold throughout Afghanistan, Europe and elements of India.
Four folks have been arrested until now and officers are investigating a narco-terrorism angle within the case.
“The police have arrested an Afghani national, Hazrat Ali, a resident of Kashmir’s Anantnag, Rizwan Ahmad, and Gurjot Singh and Gurdeep Singh from Punjab’s Jalandhar. This racket is spread across Afghanistan, Europe and several parts of India,” stated Special Commissioner of Delhi Police Special Cell Neeraj Thakur.
More than 100 kg of chemical substances used for the heroin have been additionally seized by the police. The total worldwide worth of the medicine has been pegged at greater than Rs 2,500 crore and the haul was meant to be despatched to Punjab.
The police, throughout investigation, discovered that medicine from Afghanistan — hidden in sack luggage and cartons — have been being despatched by Iran’s Chabahar port into Maharashtra’s Mumbai by way of Jawahar Lal Nehru port.
“The drugs were then sent for processing to a factory near Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh and the heroin was prepared with the help of experts in Afghanistan. Following this, the drugs were sold in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir among other states,” the official stated.
The accused arrested from Punjab stated the mastermind behind the drug racket, Navpreet Singh, has been working from Portugal.
“It was also found that some of the funds for the racket were coming from Pakistan… we can’t rule this out and will investigate this angle as well,” Mr Thakur stated.
Heroin weighing 283 kg and pegged at roughly Rs 2,000 crore within the worldwide market, being smuggled into Mumbai from Iran by sea, was additionally seized by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence earlier this week.
Last month, the Narcotics Control Bureau in Delhi busted a global drug trafficking syndicate with the arrest of eight folks and seizure of 22 lakh psychotropic tablets and no less than 245 kg of comparable medicine that have been being allegedly peddled over the darknet.
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