Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar
In a Joint operation by Sanjay Nagar and JC Nagar police on Tuesday busted a drug racket and arrested a group of ten persons including business management students and a Nigerian national for peddling drugs .
The police recovered 60 grams of weed oil ,1.1 kgs of Marijuana,127 grams of MDMA,7.8 grams of cocaine,laptops and three mobile phones from them.
Senior officer told media persons that our JC Nagar and Sanjaynagar inspectors received a credible information that a group of students are seen waiting near Nissan garage under Sanjaynagar police station limits.
Acting on the tip off a team led by ACP,JC Nagar Sub-Division, Smt Reena Suvarna,PIs and crime staff of both the police station rushed to the and team was spilted and the area was covered by the team.
After getting a confirmation a team of police based on a tip off raided a bus stop near NIssan garage in Sanjay Nagar where the students were waiting for their customers to deliver the drugs.
The accused confessed to the police that they source the drugs from dark web and wickr a instant messenger app,and they would pay the money online.
Detailed investigation by the team it has revealed that the accused studying management courses in reputed colleges are in their early 20s who were drug addicts turned peddlers.
The accused also revealed the name of their source,who turned out to be Pradeep kumar Steve,24,employee of a private transport company.
The team swung into action and arrested Pradeep who led to the arrest of Nigerian national identified as,Nwanya Francis Boarteng, 31.
During interrogation Nwanya told the police that he had come to Bengaluru in 2018 on student visa but never enrolled in any college.He stayed in the city to peddle drugs sourcing the Narcotics from his contacts .
The police have booked the accused under NDPS Act and further investigating to track down the other peddlers in the racket.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant,has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan DCP North,Dharmendra Kumar Meena,ACP,JC Nagar,Sub-Division,Smt Reena Suvarna who headed the whole operation,PIs,as,Munnikrishna DH,Balaraju G,PSIs,as,Vinod Jirgale, Neminath T,and staff as,Mehaboob Sab,Kemparaju AL,Khalid Ahmed,Shivanand Kamath, Rakshith and technical wing staff,as,Anantharaju A, Chandrashekhar VH has been appreciated for their excellent investigation and timely action in nabbing all the peddlers and seizing huge quantity of Synthetic Drugs,
Another clampdown on drugs!In a joint operation, the @Jcnagarps & @sanjayanagarps teams have arrested a foreign national including 10 college students for drug trafficking.The accused were procuring drugs from the dark web through an instant messenger application ‘Wickr.
60 gms weed oil,1.1 kg ganja,127 gm MDMA,7.8 gm cocaine,a laptop,mobile phone,Hyundai i10 car,Honda Activa and a weighing machine have been seized.A reward of Rs.20K has been announced to the team said by Kamal Pant.