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Ex-wrestler Jagdish Bhola convicted in drugs case

IANS  |  Mohali (Punjab) 

Former and Arjuna awardee Bhola was on Wednesday convicted by a here in a multi-crore drugs racket, busted by the Police in 2013.

Bhola had served as Punjab's of Police (DSP) but was dismissed from service in 2012 after his links with the drugs racket were revealed.

The Police had arrested Bhola in November 2013 in connection with a Rs 700-crore drugs racket.

Subsequent police action against the drug mafia led to the busting of a Rs 6,000-crore drugs racket.

Bhola and other 49 accused were produced in the (CBI) court for the verdict in the case on Wednesday and several of them were convicted.

Bhola was the kingpin of the which was diverting for medicinal purposes to illegal factories in that manufactured synthetic drugs like 'Ice' and was supplying the synthetic drugs to the international market in Europe, and the

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 14:46 IST
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