Youth arrested with 1.3 kg opium in Delhi

Last Updated: Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 18:19

New Delhi: A 20-year-old man hailing from
Rajasthan was arrested in north Delhi allegedly with 1.3 kg of
opium, police said on Saturday.

Dinesh Kumar was apprehended from near Kashmere Gate
ISBT yesterday, S S Yadav, Deputy Commissioner of Police
(North), said.

The arrest came following investigations into police
receiving inputs about some drug peddlers supplying opium in
Punjab and that they were using roadways buses for this
purpose. It was also learnt that Kashmere Gate ISBT was the
halting point of these suppliers.

Dinesh told police that he originally hails from
Chitorgarh district of Rajasthan but living in Madhya Pardesh
for the past 10-12 years.

"He said he was supplying opium since last 2 years by
using public transports in Punjab, particularly Ludhiana. He
also disclosed that he was going to Ludhiana with opium for
supplying it to Shukviender," Yadav said.


First Published: Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 18:19

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