Inter-state narcotics syndicate busted, 2 held
Delhi Police Special Cell arrested two drug peddlers of an inter-state narcotics syndicate and two kilograms of white heroin worth Rs 8 crore has been recovered from their possession.
The accused have been identified as Paramjit Singh (37) and Deepak Pandey (46). The kingpin, Pandey, has been found involved in four criminal cases. He was earlier arrested by the Special Cell for possessing <g data-gr-id="22">one kilogram</g> heroin in the year 2009. Information about drug trafficking activities was received by a team of Special Cell and accordingly a trap was laid.
An input was received that Paramjit Singh would come near Hanuman Mandir, Yamuna Bazar, on June 28 between 10 pm to 11 pm and he would be carrying heroin destined for Punjab. A trap was laid near Hanuman Mandir where Singh was apprehended with 1.5 kgs of heroin in his possession. He had received the consignment of the contraband from a person of Nigerian origin popularly known as Bada Don in the area of Dwarka. “During interrogation he disclosed that he was a member of the notorious narcotic syndicate led by Deepak of Punjab. He was working in close association with him for the last one year. Singh used to collect consignments of heroin from persons of Nigerian origin namely Bada Don, James, <g data-gr-id="26">Saloko</g> etc. As per directions of Deepak and one Bobby, a conduit of Deepak, Singh after taking the consignment in Delhi from Nigerians would travel to Ludhiana 4-5 times in a month to deliver the contrabands to Deepak and his associates,” said Rajiv Ranjan, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell).