Sushma Gowda (Correspondent)
The Southeast Division police of Koramangala police have busted a biggest haul of drug racket and seized huge quantity of contraband drugs by arresting duo red handed and seized 141 Kg of Marijuana Worth Rs.84.6 lakhs from them.
The accused has been identified as,Chaddakrishnan,22,from Visakhapatnam and his associate Murthy,40,from ChamarajaNagar.
DCP Southeast,Srinath Mahadev Joshi,told media persons,to curb the drug menace and supply of drugs in city based on senior officers instructions special squads are in action across city.
As special squads been formed the Koramangala police inspector,Ravi KB and his team received a tip off from their reliable inputs that a canter carrying huge quantity of drugs will be entering in Bellary colony in Koramangala area.
Based on the tip off PSI,Siddappa passed the information to the Inspector Ravi who informed the senior about the information,senior officer instructed to take all necessary steps and raid the place.
Based on the tip off a team of police party headed by Koramangala Inspector rushed to spot and crime staff swung into action and surrounded the area.The team who spotted a canter vehicle at a vacant site in Bellary colony in Koramangala first block.
The team found duo unloading the consignment from a goods vehicle when the police team checked the goods found it was Ganja as marijuana drug based on which the team secured duo raided the place and seized the goods vehicle and took the duo to station for questioning.
The duo was taken to Koramangala police station and after seizing the vehicle the team seized 141 kilograms of marijauna drugs from them.
During investigation the accused confessed the crime and revealed that they have sourced the drugs from Tribes in Andhra Pradesh and smuggled them into the city to sell it to the local peddlers.
Both the accused have been booked under NDPS and taken into custody for further investigations to ascertain their network and peddlers.
This is the second biggest drug racket busted by the Southeast division police in the span of one week.On Monday, the HSR layout police arrested four persons and seized 180 kgs of Marijuana and 960 gram of hashish oil worth Rs.58 lakh from them.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner, Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan DCP Southeast Srinath Mahadev Joshi ACP, Madiwala Sub-Division,Sudheer M Hegde,PI,Ravi KB,PSIs,as,Siddappa, Ravindra,and crime staff as, Jayaprakash,Venkatesh,Prashanth,Karthik, Jagadish and other staff has been appreciated for busting the biggest haul of drugs by arresting the peddlers and for the exemplary work done by the team a suitable reward will be given to them he added.