Govindapura police arrested Inter-state drug peddler recovered 575 grams of Charas Worth Rs.5.8 Lakhs

Thomas (Special correspondent) 

The Govindapura police on Tuesday arrested 28-year-old man from Kerala and recovered 575 grams of charas worth Rs 5.8 lakh from him.

The accused has been identified as,Basil George from Ernakulam,was caught red handed while moving suspiciously near a forest office in HBRB layout 1st stage 4th block.

Senior officer told reporters,the Govindapura police inspector Prakash R, received a credible information that one person moving suspiciously near forest office in HBRB layout and suspect of waiting to deliver drugs.

Based on information Inspector Prakash R,and team swung into action and immediately rushed to spot with crime staff the team surrounded the area and kept a close watch on his movements when the team got confirmation.

They approached the person and during questioning the team got suspecion on his statement and behaviour the team took apprehended him and took him into station for further questioning.

When the team checked his bag the team found Charas weighing of 575 grams in his possession.

Preliminary investigations revealed that George had sourced the drugs from his contact in Himachal Pradesh and had a list of clients in the city including reputed people in the city and college students.

We have obtained a list of his clients for further investigations.

George also has a good network with the other peddlers across the country to source synthetic and other forms of drugs based on the demand.

The police have booked him under NDPS act and taken into custody for further investigations.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan, DCP East,Dr SD Sharanappa,ACP,KG Halli Sub-Division,KS Jagadish,PI,Prakash R,PSI,Lokesh,ASI,Anand Kumar M R,and crime staff as,Sathish,Kalahalli Basavaraj,Suresh Badagi,Sadashiv Belagali,Sangur,Madhu,Siddappa Handibar, Mohammed Khadirullah,Nagaraj Y,Sandeep, Chinnaswamy N,has been appreciated for the exemplary and meticulous investigation done by the team in nabbing the inter-state drug peddler a suitable reward will be given to the whole team he added.