New Delhi: From arrests made and FIRs registered by the Delhi Police over the last one month, it is obvious that the Union capital has become a hub for drug peddlers, who are receiving consignment of heroin, from Bareily in Uttar Pradesh, which is close to the Nepal border, and were having links in West Bengal and Assam, two Indian States sharing border with Bangladesh.
In order to combat the drug menace, the officials of Narcotics Squad of South-East District of Delhi Police is presently engaged in building “specific information” about the supply of heroin in the Delhi/NCR region. According to the Police, the Information about the movement of drugs in Delhi is being developed through technical intelligence and local informers.
The Police team earlier this week (first week of August 2018) gathered information about some notorious drug dealers who were involved in the supply of Heroin in Delhi/NCR.
Technical and human surveillance was mounted on the movement of the members of the drug cartels by the Police and during surveillance it was gathered that a gang was using private cars to transport the contraband in Delhi/NCR.
On 1 August 2018,the Police team laid a trap at C. V. Raman Marg, Taimoor Nagar, and at about 3:15 am, a Hyundai Creta car (with No. DL-3CCN-xxxx), which was coming from Maharani Bagh side, was signalled to stop but instead of slowing down, the vehicle the driver sped past and tried to escape but the car was intercepted with the help of barricades and its driver and a co-passenger, both were overpowered.
The Police has recovered 270 gm of heroin from the possession of the accused Tajuddin, alias Ali, 100 gm heroin from Mohd. Suman, alias Allauddin and 350 gm heroin from their car. A total of 720 gram heroin was recovered from their exclusive possession. An FIR (No. 196/18), under Sections 21/25/29 NDPS Act, has been registered on 1 August 2018 by the New Friends Colony police station and both the accused have been arrested.
During sustained interrogation, the accused disclosed that they originally belong to Bengal and presently were residing in Taimoor Nagar. They came in contact with few inter-state drug dealers who allured them to join the illegal drug peddling business for a quick buck. Accused persons further disclosed that they used to procure drugs from one Sheru from Bawana who used to receive the consignment from Bareilly (UP) from other illegal sources. The drug was then being sold to dealers in Delhi/NCR area.
Recently on 7 July, the Special cell of Lodhi Colony in New Delhi received specific information from a police informer at 11.30 am that a person by the name of Binod, who was a resident of Assam was coming, along with his colleague Riyazuddin of Bareily in Uttar Pradesh, with a big consignment of heroin procured from another person from Assam, who was identified as Maina for delivering it to one Nasir near the Rohini Sector 18 Metro station.
A Police team reached the identified spot from where both the accused Binod Rajbongshi, resident of Gagaghat district in Assam and Riyazuddin of Mustafanagar, Bareily were taken into custody and from their possession 4 kg of heroin was seized (1.5 kg from Binod and 2.560 kg from Riyazuddin).