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Shahdara cops crack down on drug peddlers, nab three

New Delhi: The Shahdara district police have started a crackdown on illegal drugs. The police claimed that during the investigation they found the accused were selling drugs for Rs 200.
According to the police, one of the accused was arrested on April 5 by Vivek Vihar police station.
The accused was identified as Mukesh. During interrogation and checking of the accused, 116 small packets filled with heroin and Rs 500 were found in his possession.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) Nupur Prasad stated, on Sunday, that on sustained interrogation the accused disclosed that he purchased heroin from Loni in Uttar Pradesh and he used to sell about 50-100 packets per day.
The cost of one packet is Rs 200-250 and he earned a profit of Rs 100-150 on each packet.
On April 4, a team of Seemapuri police station arrested a 25-year-old man identified as Salman from 70-Foota road.
During search, 7.70 Kg of Ganja was recovered from his possession.
On March 5, one Sonu (39) was nabbed. During the search, 10.900 Kg Ganja was recovered from his possession.
The police claimed that during the investigation they found that the accused brought the drugs from nearby states through local trains. They would sell the drugs in the Shahdara area.
''We have heightened the vigil which had led to the arrest of the drug traffickers," police said. From the first month of New Year, drugs and liquors have started to flow into the capital.
To curb the crime, Delhi Police has also started a crackdown against illegal liquor and drugs traffickers.
The Delhi Police data of January 2018 accessed by Millennium Post claimed that in the first month more than 30 cases of NDPS was registered with the city police in which over 40 persons were arrested.
There was a high recovery of Ganja, which was more than 150 kilograms, whereas around five kilograms of smack and heroin was recovered by the police.
More than 20 kg of poppy head was also recovered by law enforcement agency.
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