Drug peddler held with smack worth Rs 12 lakh

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 Mar 2018 10:38:22


Staff Reporter

In a major breakthrough, a combine team of police and crime branch succeeded in nabbing a drug peddler and seized 120-grams smack from him amounting to Rs 12 lakh in Mangal Parag Ground, Ghamapur while another accused managed to escape from the spot.The arrested has been identified as Jagdish Sharma (24), son of Devilal Sharma, a resident of village Umaria in district Agar Malwa while Pawan Sonkar, a resident of Kishan Hotel, Ranjhi is still at large.Additional Superintendent of Police (North), Rakesh Tiwari disclosed this while addressing a press conference, on Monday.

It may be noted that under the direction of Superintendent of Police, Shashikant Shukla police have started a special campaign against illegal trade and transportation of narcotic substances under the supervision of Additional SP (North), Rajesh Tiwari, Additional SP (Crime), Sandeep Mishra and CSP, Ranjhi, Akhil Verma.ASP, Rajesh Tiwari added that during the campaign Crime Branch received information about two suspected boys standing at Mangal Parag ground. Acting promptly on the information, a combine team of police and Crime Branch started a search. Witnessing the police team, miscreants tried to escape from the spot but alert cops managed to caught one of the accused.

In his search, police seized a packet filled with Smack weighing around 120 grams amounting to Rs. 12 lakhs in the international market. Ghamapur police have registered a case under section 8, 21 of NDPS Act and started a search for absconding man and identification of other persons working in the network of narcotics trade. The accused was arrested with active working of police team comprised of SHO, Ghamapur, Devendra Pratap Singh Chouhan, Crime Branch’s SI, Satish Dongre, ASi, Ramsanehi Sharma, Constables, Rajesh Pandey, Rajesh Kewat, Rajesh Sharma, Ajit Patel, Akhilesh Yadav, Premlal Vishwakarma, Sunil Pardhi and Ghamapur police station’s SI, RP Maravi, Head Constable, Ganpat Singh, Constables, Vivek Jat and Sunil Dubey. On the achievement, SP, Shashikant Shukla has declared cash rewards for members of police team.