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  Metros   Delhi  25 Apr 2017  Gang selling heroin to juveniles busted, 9 held

Gang selling heroin to juveniles busted, 9 held

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Apr 25, 2017, 3:15 am IST
Updated : Apr 25, 2017, 3:15 am IST

He used to purchase smack and heroin from Loni Ghaziabad, UP and further sold it to juveniles in small packets.

The police said that with the arrest of the ninth member, the Seemapuri police have busted the drug racket.
 The police said that with the arrest of the ninth member, the Seemapuri police have busted the drug racket.

New Delhi: With the arrest of a drug peddler and kingpin of the drug mafia, which had it’s firm footing in Seemapuri for past many months, the Delhi police on Monday arrested accused Sonu, who supplied drugs like heroin, smack and others to his agents, who would further sell it to juveniles.

The police said that with the arrest of the ninth member, the Seemapuri police have busted the drug racket. Earlier, the team arrested its gang members who procured drugs from Sonu and sold it further. The gang targeted juveniles and turn them into drug addicts. According to the police, the gang members are Sonu, Munna, Salman, Vinay, Javed, Shahid, Sharafat, Salauddin and Jahangir have been arrested and 864.45 gms of Heroin have been recovered. During the sustained drive, the police team has rescued over 24 young drug addicts including, six minors.

 

The police said that on April 15, the team received credible information about the kingpin and the main drug peddler coming near Shamshan Ghat for suppying heroin. This information was immediately shared with senior officers and a team laid a trap and arrested Sonu. 301 gms of heroin was recovered from his possession.  During interrogation, the accused Sonu said he along with his associates run a drugs supplying gang.

He used to purchase smack and heroin from Loni Ghaziabad, UP and further sold it to juveniles in small packets.

The police said that the first arrest in this connect took place on February 11, when the team arrested the accused Munna, who was going to sell heroin weighing 273.45 gms. He had told the police that these drug peddlers sold drugs to children and in the case, four minors were rescued. During interrogation, the accused, Munna, disclosed the network of active drug peddlers in the area.

 

Tags: heroin, juveniles, drug mafia
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi