Uganda national, woman held for drug trafficking

Two persons, including a foreign national, were arrested in the city for drugs trafficking and contraband worth Rs 44 lakh have been seized, police said on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, Asha, 40, was arrested from Sadar Bazar in central Delhi on Tuesday when she came to deliver a consignment of 180 gram of heroin to her contact, said deputy commissioner of police (crime) Ashok Chand.

During interrogation, Asha of Nabi Karim in central Delhi told police that her son-in-law Vijay is involved in various petty crimes. “After the death of her husband seven years ago, she, in connivance with Vijay, started trafficking heroin in Nabi Karim and adjoining areas,” said Chand.

Ugandan national nabbed
In the second incident, a Ugandan national was arrested of with 26 grams of cocaine from Dwarka in south-west Delhi on Tuesday.

Henry Lucky, 32, staying at Palam, had concealed contraband in his shoes. He was arrested with the help of police informer.

Lucky told police that he came to India in June last year for exporting auto parts to Uganda.
“During his stay in Delhi, he met an Indian who lured him into supply cocaine in Delhi,” said Chand.

The price of the seized heroin is Rs 18 lakh and the cocaine is worth Rs 26 lakh, Chand added. Police are investigating more leads in the case.

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