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Five drug peddlers nabbed

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Five drug peddlers nabbed

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

In a major breakthrough, Narcotics Wing has nabbed five drug peddlers and seized over three quintals of Poppy husk and Cannabis from Indore, Neemuch and Mandsaur. A van was seized from Neemuch carrying three quintals of cannabis.

The Narcotics Wing seized massive consignment from three different places and arrested five persons. Police have claimed that the new tricks to evade arrest were used by the drug peddlers but failed and were nabbed.

ADG, Narcotics, Ajay Sharma said that one of the drug peddlers was nabbed with 1 kg of Cannabis which he was carrying to Delhi in train and using cello tape pouches were stick with both the lower parts of the legs. The drug peddler was nabbed near railway station and Narcotics cell Indore has registered case against the accused. 

From Neemucn Narcotics Wing tracked a pick-up van and when the van was searched, cot-shaped boxes in which 3 quintals of Poppy husk was recovered. Police have nabbed two drug peddlers from the van.

Among the other places Narcotics wing Indore nabbed two persons from Kampel Mundela forest and recovered Cannabis from their possession.

The action was taken after receiving a tip off regarding two persons carrying drugs and acting swiftly STF swung into action.

After the initial investigation, the five have been booked under NDPS Act and further investigation has been started .The source of the drugs and their scheduled delivery would be probed. The accused are involved in drug trafficking for long which they have confessed in the investigation.

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