Mico layout police arrested two peddlers, Inter-state drug racket busted,Hashish Oil Worth Rs.5 Crore seized

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

The Southeast Division police of Mico layout police on Wednesday busted an inter state drug racket and arrested two persons peddling hashish oil in the city .

The accused has been identified as,Prakash and Dorairaju.

Senior officer told reporters,Mico layout police Inspector, Ghorpade received a credible information that two persons are selling Hashish Oil for the new year party to college students and IT Professionals and are in possession of huge quantity of Hashish Oil.

The team received a reliable inputs that two persons are waiting for their clients at an empty site beside the SNN Raj Lake View Apartment in Bengaluru’s BTM 2nd stage.

Based on tip off the team swung into action and surrounded the area from all the corners and kept a close watch on the duo and after getting confirmation the team secured both of them while they were selling drugs to their clients the Anti-Narcotics Squad secured them for questioning.

During investigation the accused confessed the crime and revealed that they have sourced the drugs from their contact in Visakhapatnam and smuggled into the city by public transport to sell it to their customers on the new year eve.

Based on their statement the team have recovered 5 kgs of hashish oil and a few grams of Marijuana worth Rs 5 crore from them which they have to stores to circulate for the new year eve to Students,Elite people,and make easy money to lead a lavish life.

The police have stepped up vigil as the new year celebrations are around the corner and possible sale of drugs are on the rise .

The accused have been booked under NDPS act and taken into custody to ascertain their network .

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan, DCP Southeast,Srinath Mahadev Joshi,ACP, Karibasavana Gowda,PI, RS Choudhary,and his whole team who has done a tremendous and exemplary work in nabbing the duo notorious drug peddlers and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.