January 31, 2019 09:04 PM

New Delhi (Face2News)

Delhi Police Crime Branch reported to have arrested drug peddlar , who brought huge quanity of poppy straw to supply ini Delhi area.

Dr. Ajit Singla, Addl Commissioner of Police, Crime, Delhi. told media that on basis of secret information, team of Special Operation Squad-I,Crime Branch, Sector 14 Rohini has arrested one Mumtaz Ali @ Anas @ Sahil (age-28 yrs) r/oSangam Vihar, Wazirabad, PS Wazirabad, Delhi from EE Block, JahangirPuri, Delhi. 360 kg of poppy straw (Bhuki) was recovered from his possession.The value of Poppy Straw depends on quality. 

In the intervening night of 30-31/01/2019, ASI Gurcharan, posted withSOS-I, Crime Branch received secret information that Mumtaz Ali @ Anas @ Sahilwould be transporting illegal Poppy straw (Bhuki) to Azad Pur Mandi via JahangirPuri. A raiding party led by Inspr. Satish Kumar comprising of ASI Bhramdev, ASIGurcharan, HCAjay, HC Ravi Khari andCt Azad under close supervision of Sh. Arvind Kumar, ACPSOS-I, Crime Branch was constituted. A trap was laid in Jahangir Puri. At about 01:00 AM, Mumtaz Ali was apprehended and 18 bags of Poppy Straw (20 kg per bag)were recovered from his Maruti Delivery Van. Accordingly, a case, vide FIRNo 20/19 u/s 15/25 NDPS Act PS Crime Branch was registered and Mumtaz wasarrested in the case. 

Mumtaz disclosed that a resident of Madhya Pradesh was main supplier of the contraband. About once in a month, The supplier woulddeliver poppy straw in a large truck at Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar, SamaipurBadli, Delhi. Mumtaz would purchase the narcotic for a price based on the uality of the product. He would then further sell the narcotic substance to ruck drivers at Azadpur Mandi at double the price.  

Mumtaz Ali @ Anas @ Sahil does not have a past criminal record. He is educated up to class 10 and lives with his family at Jahangir Puri. He used to work as a truck driver himself, but about 3 year sago he bought his own Maruti Delivery Van. He has been peddling poppy straw since the past 6 months. 

Efforts are being made to find out more about the mainsupplier in this case. The customers in Azadpur Mandi, Delhi are also being identified. Further investigation in the case is on. 

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