New Delhi: An alleged drug supplier has been arrested along with 1.5 kg of fine quality charas (cannabis resin) he was bringing from Manali in his car, police said today.
Manish Rathi, 26, a resident of Delhi, was apprehended by a team of Crime Branch on a tip-off near Wazirabad flyover.
A search of his car led to the recovery of 1.5 Kg of fine quality charas with an estimated worth of Rs 15 lakh in the international market, said Ravindra Yadav, Joint Commissioner (crime) of Police.
Rathi allegedly supplied charas in Delhi and Chandigarh carrying it from Manali. He had joined drug smuggling after coming in contact with a drug addict Jugal Kishore who used charas, said the officer.
Later, he started sourcing the contraband from Himachal Pradesh through his sources Vicky and Inder based there, he added.