Youth held for drug peddling in Delhi

New Delhi: A 23-year-old man hailing from West Bengal was arrested here allegedly with 300 grams of heroin worth around Rs 30 lakh, police said on Sunday.

Zakir Hussain, who resides in Bawana here, was apprehended from near Kashmere Gate ISBT yesterday when he came there to allegedly deliver the contraband, Ravindra Yadav, Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime), said.

He told police that he came to Delhi along with his parents in 2009.

After death of his father he fell into bad company. He came in contact with one Rasool and started selling heroin in the area to addicts, police said Rasool used to bring heroin from Kanpur.