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LONDON RETURNED LUDHIANA RESIDENT KEY MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL DRUG CARTEL ARRESTED WITH FIVE CRORES HEROIN FROM DELHI

April 25, 2018 08:05 AM

New Delhi (Face2News)

A team of Special Cell Southern Range, led by Insp. Shiv Kumar under the supervision of Shri Attar Singh, ACP/Special cell/SR has busted anInternational drug cartel. One key member of cartel namely Gurveer Singh aged 27 years r/o Distt. Ludhiyana, Punjab has been arrested on outer Ring Road near Mukarba Chowk, New Delhi. One  kg of high grade heroin worth Rs. five  crores in the international market has been recovered from him. Case under appropriatesection of law has been registered in PS Special Cell in this regard. Apart from the accused arrested, persons ofAfghanistan and African origin are also part of said drug cartel.

DRUG CARTEL IS LONDON RETURNED

During interrogation, it was also revealed Gurveer Singh   belongs to a middle family and he used to do odd jobs. He has studied upto 12th and after that he went to London, England where he worked at a toy shop for 2 years. After returning from London, he came in contact with one Yaduvinder Singh who is notorious drugs supplier of Ropar, Punjab. Initially accused Gurveer was supplying drugs with Yaduvinder in Ropar and Ludhiana area. In the year of 2017 accused Gurveer started his own drug racket in Ludhiana area. He used to get regular supply of heroin from a person of African origin in Uttam Nagar, Delhi & further sell the same to small drug peddlers in Punjab. 

Developmentof Information

Special Cell in its tirade against drug suppliers had busted several narcoticdrugs cartels in the past by arresting various members of these cartels and byrecovering huge consignments of drugs including heroin, opium etc.

During lastone year, Special Cell has recovered more than 80 kgs heroin. Sleuths of Special Cell of Southern Range were working on information that an international narcotic drug cartel is active in states of UP, Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana etc. Membersof this cartel are involved in supply of high grade heroin in Delhi, NCR, UP, Punjab in India. Heroin is smuggled from Afghanistan and Pakistan. This information was further developed by Insp. Shiv Kumar. It took about 3/4 monthspainstaking efforts to develop information. During this excercise, members ofthis cartel were identified and their activities were kept under discreetsurveillance.  

Operation

Mr. P.S.Kushwah. DCP,  Special Cell, Delhi said on Tuesday, on 23.04.2018, a specific informationwas received in Special Cell that Onemember of this cartel namely Gurveer r/o Punjab, who used to deal in supply of heroinin Punjab and who used to get consignments of heroin in Delhi from a person ofAfrican origin had received the consignment of heroin in Delhi and he would come between 7 PM to 9 PM near Mukarba Chowk, New Delhi on Outer Ring Road. 

Accordinglya team was formed and trap was laid near Mukarba Chowk, New Delhi on Outer Ring Road where Gurveer was nabbed in Chevrolet Optra car. 01 kg heroin was recovered. After lodging FIR, ateam was sent to Punjab for conducting the investigation of case.

Interrogation

Accused person Gurveer was thoroughly interrogated. He revealed about thedetails of his associates including source of supply. It was found that he usedto get supply of heroin from persons of Nigerian origin residing in the area of Uttam Nagar, Delhi. On 23.04.2018, he had received heroin from a person of African Origin. He also disclosed that these persons used to get supply of heroin directly from their counterparts in Afghanistan and Pakistan. It was also disclosedthat couriers from Afghanistan and Pakistan used to bring heroin in theirstomachs by inhaling capsules of heroin. These couriers used to hand over theheroin to these persons of African Origin in Delhi, which was being further supplied to drug dealers in Delhi, UP, Punjab and Haryana. Supplier of Heroinin this case has been identified.  

During interrogation, it was also revealed he belongs to a middle family and he used to do odd jobs. He has studied upto 12th and after that he went to London, England where he worked at a toy shop for 2 years. After returning from London, he came in contact with one Yaduvinder Singh who is notorious drugs supplier of Ropar, Punjab.Initially accused Gurveer was supplying drugs with Yaduvinder in Ropar and Ludhiana area. In the year of 2017 accused Gurveer started his own drug racket in Ludhiana area. He used to get regular supply of heroin from a person of African origin in Uttam Nagar, Delhi & further sell the same to small drugpeddlers in Punjab. Further investigation is in process.

 

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