Narcotics worth Rs 100 cr seized, 4 arrested
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Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 20:12
  
New Delhi: A big haul of narcotics, including 21 kg heroin, worth around Rs 100 crore in street market has been seized and four persons were arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police.

Investigators claimed that those arrested were part of a trans-national drug cartel involved in mass trafficking of high value narcotics across Kuwait, Dubai, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and India.

"On last Tuesday, on a specific input, Mohammed Sajid Zubair of Mumbai and Noushad Abdul Rahiman of Kerala were arrested from Sarai Kale Khan area in south Delhi. A total of 16 kg heroine and nine kg of crude methamphetamine, which they had concealed in their clothes, were recovered from their possession," said Special Commissioner (Special Cell) S N Shrivastava.

After their arrest, police worked on clues and nabbed two persons-- Mohd Yasin and Abdul Sattar-- both residents of Mumbai from the Punjabi Bagh area yesterday, the officer said.

5 kg heroin was seized from them.

"Total recoveries in the case has been 30 kg of contraband, valued at approximately Rs 100 crore in the international market.

"With the arrests of Yasin and Sattar, we have neutralised an important arm of this trans-national drug syndicate involved in mass trafficking of high-value narcotics across Kuwait, Dubai, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India and Sri Lanka," said Shrivastava.

PTI

First Published: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 20:12


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