Ganja worth Rs 1.4 cr seized, four including two women held
NEW DELHI: Delhi Police have arrested four drug peddlers, including two women, and recovered ganja worth Rs 1.4 crore in the international market in the process.
The arrested persons have been identified as Rajesh Kumar (48), Md Anwar alias Kutub (44), Hafiza (29) and Bilkis (28).
Intelligence regarding the supply of ganja in Delhi-NCR was developed by Delhi Police, and they found that some notorious drug peddlers were involved in the supply of large shipment from Barpeta in Assam and some districts of Andhra Pradesh, to Delhi and its adjoining areas.
On November 5, a tip-off was received by ASI Surender that a large cache of ganja would arrive Tughlakabad Metro station in a Swift Dzire car.
Acting on the tip, a trap was laid near the Metro station at Main Mathura Road, Badarpur. The car, driven by Rajesh, was spotted and stopped for checking. 50 kg of ganja was seized from the car and Rajesh was arrested.
During interrogation, Rajesh disclosed that this ganja belongs to a major drug dealer and was to be delivered to some smaller dealers in south east Delhi.
Based on Rajesh's intel, Kutub – a resident of Jaitpur in New Delhi – was arrested on November 6 and 23 kg of ganja was recovered from his possession.
"Further, Hafiza, residing in Taimoor Nagar, New Friends Colony, and Bilkis were arrested on November 8. 24 kg and 23 kg of ganja were recovered from their possession," said DCP South East Romil Baaniya.