Drug peddlers held with ‘charas’ worth Rs 13 lakh

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Mar 2017 11:20:38


Staff Reporter,

In another major breakthrough, police nabbed two drug peddlers and seized narcotic consignment of 1.250 kilogram ‘charas’ hashish worth Rs 13 lakhs in the international market.
The accused have been identified as Ashraf (38), son of Mohammed Ayub, resident of Mansurabad in Gohalpur and Sonu alias Saddam Usmani (20), son of Mohammed Chiddi Usmani, resident of Pachkuiyya in Hanumantal.


Superintendent of Police Dr Mahendra Singh Sikarwar disclosed this while addressing a press conference, on Monday evening.


It may be mentioned that under the direction of SP Dr M S Sikarwar, police started a special campaign against illegal trade and transportation of narcotic substances under the supervision of Additional Superintendent of Police (East), Guru Prasad Parashar and CSP, Omti, Azim Khan.


During the campaign, police received information about two suspected men involved in network of trading narcotic substances were sight near Pandey Hospital in Beoharbagh. Taking prompt action on the information, a police team led by SHO of Belbagh police station, Mohit Saxena started a search and succeeded in detaining two suspects near Pandey Hospital. In their search, police team recovered 775 grams hashish from Ashraf and 475 grams hashish from Sonu alias Saddam amounting to Rs. 13 lakhs in the international market.


Belbagh police have registered a case against the accused under section 8, 20 of NDPS Act while further investigations are underway to identify and apprehend other persons working in the network of narcotics trade.
In primary investigations, police learnt that Sonu alias Saddam Usmani works at a tent house in Bhopal who brought hashish from Bhopal for selling it in Jabalpur.


On the achievement, SP, Dr. MS Sikarwar has declared cash rewards for members of police team led by SHO of Belbagh police station, Mohit Saxena comprised of Sub Inspector, Nirmal Tiwari, ASI, Ravi Singh Parihar, Constables, Atul Garg and Bhupendra Rawat.