5 drug peddlers held in 3 separate cases

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 31 Aug 2017 10:38:24


Staff Reporter,

Continuing a rigorous campaign against illegal trade and transportation of narcotic substances, police have succeeded in apprehending five drug peddlers and seized 11.7 kilograms ganja from them in three cases reported at Hanumantal and Sihora police stations, on Wednesday. It may be noted that, under the direction of Superintendent of Police, Shashi Kant Shukla, police started a rigorous campaign against illegal trade and transportation of narcotic substances.

SHO of Hanumantal police station, Sanjay Sharma informed that, during the campaign, police received information of two suspected men involved in trade of narcotic substances sighted near a hilly area at graveyard. Acting promptly on the information, police team started a search and succeeded in apprehending the accused named Mohammed Kareem Mansuri (22), resident of Slaughter House, Hanumantal and Yogendra Yadav (22), resident of Gokalpur in Ranjhi when they were waiting for customer. In their search, police team recovered ganja weighing around 6.700 kilograms and seized their vehicle. SHO of Sihora police station, Sanjay Dubey informed that during the patrolling, police saw a suspected man, when he was standing at a culvert near railway crossing.

Witnessing the police, the miscreant tried to escape from the spot, but alert cops managed to chase and caught him. In his search, police recovered three kilograms ganja. In another trap, Sihora police chased two unidentified men driving recklessly an unnumbered motorcycle on Ganjtal road. Police team managed to stop the miscreants identified as Vinod Choudhary (23), son of Ramratan Choudhary, resident of village Ghughrikala in Majhgavan and Pramod Choudhary alias Bhura (21), son of Gendalal Choudhary, resident of Shivdatt Colony, Gosalpur. Police have seized two kilograms ganja from the accused and seized their motorcycle.

Hanumantal and Sihora police have registered separate cases under sections 8, 20 of NDPS Act, while further investigations are underway to identify and apprehend other persons working in the network of narcotics trade.