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DELHI POLICE BUSTED INTERNATIONAL DRUG CARTEL, TWO KEY MEMBERS INCLUDING ONE AFGHAN , ONE INVORY COAST NATIONAL ARRESTED

January 12, 2019 01:46 PM

New Delhi (Face2News)

A team of Special Cell Southern Range led by Insp. Ishwar Singh under the supervision of Shri Attar Singh, ACP/Special cell/SR has busted aninternational narcotic cartel and has arrested two key members of cartelnamely:  Asadullah (27)s), an Afghan national presently residing in Hauz Rani, Delhi, arrested on January, 8 last near Geetanjali Enclavebus stand in Malviya Nagar. The other accused Moussa Zie (30) S/o Zia, a Ivory Coast national presently residing in Nihal Vihar, Delhi has been arrested on January 9, near Maxhospital Saket.

8 KG.HEROIN WORTH 32 CRORES IN INTERATIONAL MARKET RECOVERED 

Mr. P.S.Kushwaha, DCP, Special, said, Special cell  its tirade against drug suppliers has busted several narcotic drugs cartels during last one year by arresting many members of these cartels and has recovered huge consignments of drugs including heroin,opium etc. In pursuit of this drive against the drug cartels, Special cell had recovered about 200 kgs of heroin in the last one year.

Eight(8) kgs.of heroin worth Rs. 32 crores in the international market, has been recovered from the arrested duo i.e. Six (6) kgs from Asadullah and Two (2) kgs from Moussa Zie. Case under appropriate sections of law has been registered inPS Special Cell in this regard.

Mr. P.S.Kushwaha, DCP, Special, said, Special cell  its tirade against drug suppliers has busted several narcotic drugs cartels during last one year by arresting many members of these cartels and has recovered huge consignments of drugs including heroin,opium etc. In pursuit of this drive against the drug cartels, Special cell had recovered about 200 kgs of heroin in the last one year.

Members of this cartelare suspected to be involved in the supply of heroin in Delhi NCR and NorthIndia etc. Heroin was being smuggled in India from Afghanistan by various members of this cartel. This information was further developed by Insp. Ishwar Singh with the help of staff. During surveillance, two active members of the saidcartel i.e. one Afghan national presently residing in Hauj Rani and one IvoryCoast national presently residing in Nihal Vihar were identified. It was alsorevealed that Afghan national used to bring heroin from Afghanistan and he usedto hand over the consignments of heroin to Delhi based persons of African origin on regular basis.  

On January 8, a specific information was received in theSpecial Cell that Asadullah would deliver a big consignment of heroin to one of his contacts near Geetanjali Bus Stop in Malviya Nagar area on 08.01.2019 atabout 01.00 pm. A raiding party led by Insp. Ishwar Singh and consisting of SI Nirbhay Rana, SI Sanjiv, ASI Balraj, HC Naveen, HC Devender, Ct. Deepak, Ct. Sachin etc.was constituted and trap was laid near the said bus stop. At about 1.00 pm, anAfghan nationalwas spotted coming from Malviya Nagar Metro Station side. He wascarrying a bag on his shoulder. After waiting for 15 minutes, when Asadullahstarted moving away from the spot he was surrounded and overpowered by themembers of team. Search of his bag led to the recovery of six (6) kgs goodquality heroin.

Arrested Asadullah disclosed details of members of this drug cartel. He also disclosed that he used to supply heroin to various persons ofAfrican origin residing in Delhi. A team was dispatched to identify/ arrestthese receivers of heroin in Delhi. Moussa Zie, an Ivory Coast national was nabbed on 09.01.2019 near MaxHospital at about 12.30 pm at the instance of Asadullah. Search of bag carriedby Moussa Zie was conducted and 2 kgs heroin was found in it. 

INTERROGATION: Arrested duo were subjected to sustained interrogation. Theyhave disclosed that they have been indulging in the supply of heroin in Delhiand North India. Asadullah has disclosed that he brings consignments of heroinin Delhi from Afghanistan and hands over the same to many African nationals, oneof whom is Moussa Zie. He further disclosed that his fellow Afgan nationals bringconsignments of heroin in their stomach by swallowing heroin filled capsulesand sometimes in secret cavities of their bags in airplanes as per directionsof Afgan based kingpin of this cartel.

He also disclosed that he procured the lastconsignment of heroin from Afgan carriers sent by the kingpin about a week ago.He also disclosed that he himself has brought two consignments of heroin in hisstomach. He has also revealed that he has been visiting India frequently onmedical visa for purpose of smuggling of heroin.

Asadullah has further revealed that many other AfghanNationals are also indulging in smuggling of heroin India by swallowing heroinfilled capsules. In the past, many Afghan Nationals with this modus operandihave been arrested by the various law enforcement agencies. Medically speaking,there is huge risk involved in bringing heroin by swallowing capsules. In somecases, even death of some carriers has occurred due to the bursting of suchcapsules in their stomach. But greed of easy money pushes more such gullible personsin this illegal trade. Arrested Asadullah has also revealed that members of hiscartel has already supplied more than 100 kgs heroin in Delhi during the lastone year.

Arrested Moussa Zie has disclosed that he arrived in Indiain July 2017 on tourist visa for a period of 6months but did not return evenafter the expiry of visa. He was lured by a Nigerian national for smuggling heroinand he acted as carrier of heroin for him for 6 months. Thereafter he developedhis own network and since then has been smuggling of heroin independently. Hehas also disclosed that he used to get supply of Heroin from Afghan nationalsincluding Asadullah. He disclosed that various persons of North India indulgingin drug supply come to Delhi and he supplies heroin to them. He also further revealedto have supplied the heroin to other countries including Canada, England,France, South Africa etc through courier companies. Further efforts are being made to identify otherpersons involved in this racket.

 Profile of Asadullah: He was born in the year 1991 in Kandhar Afghanistan and is a school dropout. He is married and has one son and one daughter. He was lured by a fellow Afghan national to smuggle heroin in Delhi. He has been visiting India for the last 1year on medical visa for smuggling heroin. He along with other associates havebeen bringing heroin from Afghanistan and have further been supplying to the AfricanNationals in Delhi.

Moussa Zie: He was born in the 1988 in Ivory Coast. He is graduate in medical studies. He used to work as medicalpractitioner in his country. He is married and has twokids. He came in India in July 2017 on a tourist visa, but he didn’t returneven after the expiry of visa. He was lured by a fellow African national to act as carrier of heroin for him since last one year. He has developed his ownnetwork of drug supplying drugs. He gets supply of heroin from Asadulla and other Afgan nationals. He further supplies heroin to drug dealers of NCR and North India. 

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