Heroin worth Rs 130 crores seized, 4 held including an Afghani

New Delhi: Delhi Police has nabbed four people in possession of over 21 kg of heroin worth Rs 130 crore. One of them being an Afghan national. Initial investigation revealed that they were allegedly involved with an Afghanistan-based drug supplier for procurement.

The arrested individuals have been identified as Parvej Alam, Naseem Barkazy, Shami Kumar and Rajat Gupta said DCP (Crime) KPS Malhotra. “During the investigation, the police got a tip-off, laid a trap and apprehended Barkazy, an Afghan national, from Karkardooma. Three kilograms of fine quality heroin were recovered from his possession,” DCP Malhotra said.

“Barkazy also disclosed that his associate, Alam, helps him in manufacturing and mixing of heroin. A raid was conducted in Bhajanpura and a total of 7.4 kg heroin and Rs 1.25 lakh cash were recovered from Alam’s possession,” the DCP added.

Delhi Police Crime Branch busted an International Drug Trafficking Syndicate & recovered 21.400 Kg of superfine quality heroin worth Rs 130 Cr (in International market) in a pan-India operation. 4 accused incl an Afghan national arrested: KPS Malhotra,DCP Crime Branch

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“One of their associates, Kumar, had recently received a consignment of heroin for further distribution in Punjab. A raid was conducted in Mahavir Nagar, Dabri and a total of 11 kg of heroin and precursor (mixing chemicals), and Rs 22 lakh in cash were recovered from his possession,” he said.

DCP Malhotra further said, “Kumar further disclosed that the finances are being managed by Rajat Gupta, following which Gupta was nabbed… It was revealed that they are members of an international drug trafficking syndicate, and the major source of supply is from Afghanistan, where opium is cultivated. They used to communicate via WhatsApp and other voice over internet protocol (VOIP) applications. Opium, in liquid form, was trafficked through various routes (air and sea) and received by the Afghan national.”

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