One arrested in Delhi with opium valued Rs 1 crore
New Delhi: A man was arrested here with five kg opium valued Rs.1 crore in the international market, police said Friday.
Gurpreet Singh, 28, who runs a roadside eatery (Dhaba) in Delhi, was arrested Wednesday from the Alipur area of west Delhi where he had gone to deliver the opium consignment to one of his contacts.
Gurpreet told police he would procure opium from the border areas of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh and supply it to customers in Delhi and Punjab.
A resident of Punjab, he came to Delhi in 2007 and worked as a tourist bus driver.
"In 2007, he came in touch with some drug traffickers of Rajasthan and started supplying contraband drugs in Delhi and Punjab," said Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch), Ravindra Yadav.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Sheena murder: Trio to be taken to Raigad to re-construct crime scene
- Mikhail emailed sister Sheena Bora's resignation letter: Report
- Raksha Bandhan: Sushma Swaraj ties Rakhi to Venkaiah Naidu
- Shiv Sena announces award of 2 lakh for Hindu families with 5 kids
- Watch: Wife catches husband with his girlfriend at Goa Airport
- Know box-office report of Saif-Katrina's 'Phantom'
- Indrani Mukerjea's son Mikhail emailed Sheena Bora's resignation letter
- Ten interesting facts about hockey legend Dhyan Chand
- Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea's ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna, driver taken to Raigad to recreate crime scene
- Wife catches husband along with his girlfriend at Goa airport, video goes viral – Watch