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2 nabbed in Delhi with 6 kg heroin worth Rs 24 crore

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two suspected drug peddlers, belonging to an interstate cartel, were nabbed from near village with six kilogram of worth Rs 24 crores in the international market, police said on Friday.

According to police, the two accused, (30) and (35), have been supplying to their clients in and Uttar Pradesh's and for the last 10 years.

In they last one year, they have supplied over 80 kg of to drug peddlers in Delhi, a said.

Acting on a tip-off, a trap was laid underneath a flyover near village on Delhi-Expressway, where the two accused were supposed to arrive to deliver a consignment to one of their contacts, of said.

At 12.20 pm, a car, which was spotted coming from Gazipur border, was stopped near the flyover. Two accused, who were in the car, were overpowered and initially four kg of heroin was seized, he said.

After a of the car another two kg heroin was seized, the said.

During interrogation, and Rana disclosed that they were members of an interstate cartel and the seized heroin was procured by them from a person based in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, Kushwah said.

They also told the police that the Bareilly-based person is a drug supplier and is on parole in a case of Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Act.

A case has been registered against the accused and further investigation is underway to trace the main supplier, the said.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 18:55 IST