Four held in Delhi with drugs worth Rs.100 crore

Four held in Delhi with drugs worth Rs.100 crore

Four people were arrested here for possessing drugs, including 21 kg heroin worth Rs.100 crore, police Sunday said.

Mohammed Sajid Zubair of Mumbai and Noushad Abdul Rahiman from  Kerala were arrested from Sarai Kale Khan area in Delhi. A total of 16 kg heroin and nine kg of crude methamphetamine, which they concealed beneath their clothing, were recovered from their possession.

Following the duo's arrest, Shahjahan Mohd. Yasin and Abdul Sattar of Mumbai were also nabbed from Punjabi Bagh area where five kg more heroin was recovered by the police team.

Police said Yasin and Sattar had come to collect the consignment which they had to deliver to other people in and outside the country.

Zubair and Rahiman worked as delivery agents in the nexus.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said the contraband was worth approximately Rs.100 crore in the international market.

Police have claimed they have busted a trans-national drug syndicate involved in trafficking of high-value narcotics across Kuwait, Dubai, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and India.

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