Pramesh S Jain
The North Division Police of JC nagar police on Monday busted a inter-state drug racket and arrested two unemployed graduated red handed while they were trying to hand over drug consignment to their contacts after receiving the parcel from Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
The accused has been identified as,Sannad,24 and Mohammed Bilal,24,from Kerala and residing in Chandapura and HSR layout.The duo are commerce graduate and jobless .
DCP North,Dharmendra Kumar Meena,told media persons,D R,Nagaraj,Inspector,JC nagar police station,based on credible information along with his team raided a place near UT college on Miller’s road and caught the duo while they were waiting for their contacts to deliver the consignment.
Inquiries revealed that the duo were assigned the job to receive the parcel from goods vehicle coming from Vishakhapatnam and hand it over to their contacts on millers road.
The duo said that the job assigned to them over the phone and they have not seen their handler.The duo were promised RS.5,000 each for the job and given a mobile number of the person to whom the parcel had to be delivered.
The accused were told to send the location details to the number given and hand over the parcel only after confirming the contact numbers.
It is an inter state racket these accused are used as mules,during interrogation the accused confessed that it was their first time.However we are investigating to ascertain criminal background while efforts are on to track down their handlers and 10 kg Ganja seized from their possession.
A case under NDPS Act has been registered against the accused and further investigation is on.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant,has appreciated,Addl CP West,Soumendhu Mukherjee,DCP,North,Dharmendra Kumar Meena,ACP JC Nagar,Sub-division,Smt Reena Suvarna,PI,D R Nagaraj,and his team as,PSI,Vinod J, Mehaboob Saab,Sreemanth Rathod,Shivanand Kamath,Ramesh Thondihal,Veeresh has been appreciated for the commendable job done by them and suitable reward will be given to the team he added.