Police arrest DU, JNU, Amity students on charges of drug trafficking

Nearly 1.140 kg of Cannabis and three LSD blot papers have been seized from the four students.

Police arrest DU, JNU, Amity students on charges of drug trafficking
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NEW DELHI: Four students in Delhi were on Saturday arrested by the city's Narcotics Control Bureau for possession of drugs. Nearly 1.140 kg of Cannabis and three LSD blot papers have been seized from the four students.

Two of the students are from Delhi University's Hindu College, one of them belong to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and another one is from Amity University.

The Delhi Zonal unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) identified the four, arrested under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS), as students of reputed academic institutions of the national capital.

"Aniruddh Mathur, Tenzin Phunchog and Sam Mallick are all abusers of charas and used to get it from Gaurav. They have also informed that abuse of drugs is rampant in the Delhi University campus area. They have given information about drug peddlers and others involved in the racket which is further being verified," NCB Deputy Director General (North) S K Jha said.

Gaurav, a student of the Hindu college, was named as the kingpin of the racket by the NCB, which added that the charas was being allegedly sourced by these students from Himachal Pradesh.

(With PTI inputs)

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