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DELHI POLICE BUSTED INTERNATIONAL NARCOTIC DRUG CARTEL IN VOLVING NIGERIAN NATIONALS GANG OF PUNJAB , 2 LUDHIANA RESIDENTS ARRESTED

February 25, 2018 06:21 PM

New Delhi (Face2News)

AATS of North-West District has bustedone international drug cartel involving Nigerian nationals and residents ofPunjab with the arrest of two main members of drug racket operating as chainbetween the international drug suppliers of Nigerian nationals and retailsuppliers of Punjab based.

A huge quantity of 1.2 kg of high grade heroincosting more than Rs. 2.5 crore in the international market has been recoveredfrom their possession. The Etios car used for carrying the drug and 4 mobile phones used by the accused persons have also been seized and a case FIR No.67/18 dated 24.02.2018 u/s 21/29/61/85 NDPS Act PS Maurya Enclave has beenregistered.  

In order to nab the criminals involvedin drug racket the specific task was given to Operation Cell of North WestDistrict to develop information about some major drug suppliers. A team of AATS of North-west Districtconsisting of S.I. Umesh Rana, SI Vikas Kumar, ASI Suresh Kumar, ASI Naresh,ASI Baljeet Singh, Ct. Naveen and Ct. Vikas headed by Inspr. Balihar Singh, I/CAATS and under the supervision of Sh. Ramesh Kumar ACP/Operations and overallsupervision of Sh. A.K.Lall, Addl.DCP/NWD was formed to further develop theinformation and apprehend the accused involved in the drug racket.

LUDHIANA CONNECTION

*Main drug suppliers of Punjab known as “Pappi Kabari” of Ludhiana is involved in the transit of heroin from Nigerian nationals residing in West Delhi to main suppliers of Punjab. His other associate Shivsharanjit Singh @Bittoo also hails from Ludhiana.*Pappi involved in 25 caes of   theft, receiver of stolen items and NDPS act. He is BC of PS Shimlapuri, Ludhiana, Punjab.*Bittoo is graduate. From1990 to 1997, he worked as labour at Dubai (UAE). In the year of 2003, he started business of selling water filter which he usually purchased from Delhi and sold it in Ludhiana, Punjab. He has three cases of NDPS Act in Ludhiana.  

The details collected from informers were analyzed minutely and it came to notice that main drug suppliers of Punjab known as “Pappi Kabari” of Ludhiana is involved in the transit of heroin from Nigerian nationals residing in West Delhi to main suppliers of Punjab. His other associate Shivsharanjit Singh @Bittoo also hails from Ludhiana. The hard work of police team bore results andspecific information was received by SI Umesh Rana that accused person HariChand along with his associate would come in a white colour Etios car in theintervening night of 23/24.02.18 at about 3.30 A.M. to 4.30 A.M and can beintercepted with the drug consignment on the main road of Income Tax Colony Pitampura.The said car was spotted and was chased and caught. Total 1 Kg 200 grams ofhenoin was recovered from their possession. The recovered heroin and vehicle were seized and a case FIR No.67/18 dated 24.02.18 U/s 21/29/61/85 NDPS Act was registered at PS Maurya Enclave, Delhi.

Mr. Aslam Khan, IPS, DCP, said, Hari Chand @ Pappi was born on12.09.1976 and studied up to 5th class at Ludhiana. The accused has more than 25 involvements of theft, receiver of stolen items and NDPS act. He is BC of PS Shimlapuri, Ludhiana, Punjab. Previously he also worked as auto driver in Ludhiana. He has several cases of PS City Ambala, PS Ambala, PS Sahnewal, PS Payal and almost every police stations of Ludhiana city. He has also a fleet of vehicle in the transport business i.e. 2 Innova Taxi, 3 Autosin Ludhiana, 1 Indica and 1Etios car which were used as taxi service. 

Shivsharanjit Singh @ Bittoo was born on 21.10.1968 and he is graduate. From1990 to 1997, he worked as labour at Dubai (UAE). In the year of 2003, he started business of selling water filter which he usually purchased from Delhi and sold it in Ludhiana, Punjab. He has three cases of NDPS Act in Ludhiana.  

Further investigation of the case is in progress and efforts are continued to arrestthe drug suppliers and to break the complete network of drug suppliers.

RECOVERIES: 1.2Kg of high grade heroin, 1 Etios car used for the transport of drugs and four mobile phones used in the drug racket 

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