Seven Notorious drug peddlers arrested Inter-state drug smuggling racket busted 175 kg Marijuana Drugs recovered by Begur police

Pramesh S Jain & Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)

The Begur police cracked an inter state drug smuggling racket and arrested a gang of seven who were smuggling Marijuana using the Telagu movie Pushpa’s tricks.

The accused identified as Aravind,Pawan,Amjad, Imtiyaz,Prabhu,Nazim and Prasad.

Senior officer told reporters,The racket was busted when the police on July 18,nabbed three men red handed selling Marijuana near a under construction house on RTO office road and recovered 6.3 kilos of Marijuana .

A detailed questioning led them to the source of the drugs based on which the police team intercepted a Bolero pick up truck on NICE road junction in the early hours which was heading from Bidar to city to deliver the drugs.

The police caught four persons and recovered 168.6 kilos of Marijuana packed in plastic covered with 10 kilos each neatly arranged in the secret chamber as they have altered the vehicle to stash the drugs in it.

During investigation it was found that the accused are habitual offenders and sourced the drugs from their contacts in Vizag and Vishakapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

The accused told the police that they are inspired by Pushpa movie and modified the truck to create a secret chamber.

A big haul of drug has been seized and further investigation is on to ascertain their network and special team formed to track the other peddlers.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,C H Pratap Reddy has appreciated Addl CP East,A subramanyeshwara Rao,DCP Southeast,CK Baba ACP,AB Sudhakar,PI,Shivakumar and his whole team for the exemplary and meticulous investigation done by them in nabbing the seven Notorious drug peddlers and a suitable reward will be given to whole team he added.