Kamla Nagar police have nabbed a drug peddler near Ganga Nagar trisection and recovered drugs (Cannabis) weighing around 2 kg from his possession late in the night on Friday.
At round 12 in the night police acted swiftly on a tip-off and seized 2 kg of drugs from a man.
The accused was identified as Rajesh Jagat and he is a resident of Suraj Nagar area who failed to provide details of the drugs recovered from his possession.
Police said that the details of procurement and delivery of the drugs would be probed in the further investigation.
After the initial investigation, the police have registered a case under sections 8 and 20 of the NDPS Act.
The accused confessed that he was involved in drug peddling to make fast money and at the time of lockdown as the availability has become premium he brought it to make good money by selling it in the areas and to his earlier customers.
During the initial investigation, it was found that the accused would bring the drugs and would sell in the area and nearby areas to customers in small quantity but in the night on Friday from whom he had brought the drugs and scheduled to deliver it is remained unclear.
Police said that his source from which the drugs were procured would be investigated.
The crime record of the accused would be investigated in the further investigation.
The nexus which supports these drug peddlers would also be investigated.