Drug peddler held, smack worth Rs 25 lakh seized

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Nov 2018 11:40:09


Staff Reporter,

Major success for Belbag police having apprehended one peddler in possession with 180 gram smack worth around Rs 25 lakh in international market.  The success for the police is the result of having acted promptly on the information supplied by the informer. The success for police was told to media on Thursday at police control room by Superintendent of Police Jabalpur Amit Singh.

The middle aged accused was intercepted near Ghamapur Chowk and apprehended while he was on his way to deliver the smack consignment to some potential customer near Janjira bridge falling under Belbag police station. The accused procured the sedative from Bhatti village of Rajasthan state.

About the success it is informed that on Wednesday late night one informer informed about a miscreant named as Haidar Ansari who resides at Makka nagar street number 1 of Hanumantal area was in possession with some sedative. Was going on his motor bike numbered MP 20 MQ 1539 to deliver the sedative near Ghamapur Chowk area. Having obtained the information senior officers were apprised of the information accordingly a team was constituted was headed by Station House Officer Belbag Dr Dinesh Joshi.

After the team was constituted they positioned themselves at said location and waited for the passing of vehicles en-route. The miscreant driving the motor bike was detected by the cops who having stopped him did not stop and managed to accelerate his vehicle. Cops suspecting major foul chased him from behind and managed to stop the miscreant near Janjira bridge. After being stopped was subjected to search as cops found one plastic packet kept in the trouser. The powder like substance when examined by the cops was confirmed as smack.Accordingly the accused identified as Haidar Madaran Ansari(52) resident from Makka Nagar Hanumantal as brought to Belbag police station and was framed under section 8,21 of NDPS act. The smack weighed 180 grams worth Rs 25 lakh in the international market. The motor bike of the accused has been seized by the police. After being put behind police net was subjected to interrogation. In course of interrogation he revealed that he procured the smack from a man named as Bhura resident from Bhatti village of Rajasthan state. The accused happened to be tailor by profession used to consume smack but had given up.

About his involved in supply of smack the peddler told police that his daughter is schedule to get married in December this year and was in dire need of money. And to get money had started procuring the sedative from Rajasthan state.

The police team headed by Station House Officer Belbag Dr Dinesh Joshi included SI Dharmendra Dhurvey, ASI KN Rai, Bhupendra, Baljeet SIngh. SP Jabalpur has announced cash reward for the police team. A team is being send to Bhatti village of Rajasthan state to get hold of the main supplier of the sedative.