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5 arrested during drive against drug peddlers

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

In a drive against drug peddlers, the Branch of the Police has claimed to have busted three gangs with significant quantity of narcotics in different parts of the city.

Under the ongoing drive, a team of the Narcotics cell of Branch arrested two men -- and -- from Shatri Park on May 10. Fifty kg of marijuana was recovered from the car driven by them, (Branch) said.

The arreted accused allegedly procured marijuana from Odisha and smuggled it to Delhi, he said.

Based on specific input, a team of the Narcotics cell arrested and recovered three Kg of fine quality opium concealed in the dashboard of his car, near on the same day, the said.

During interrogation, the accused revealed that he used to supply opium in and UP after purchasing it from a man in

In the third success, two drug peddlers were caught by the team, near Ashram Chowk on May 10. The accused Rafizul was found carrying 300 gram of heroin while his partner possessed 200 gram of the drug, the added.

The Crime Branch has formed three teams to carry out the drive under the supervision of DCP (Crime Branch)

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 22:05 IST