STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
New Delhi, 13 November
The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has arrested a member of International Drug Syndicate and recovered 13 kilograms of fine quality Charas, worth Rs three crore in International market, from his possession.
The accused has been identified as Jogte Tamang (32 ), a native of Nepal.
According to police, on a tip-off that a drug-trafficker, who used to pack and supply “Charas” in bulk quantity in Delhi and to European countries through couriers, would come to supply a huge consignment of Charas to one of his contacts.
A trap was laid near Nigam Bodh Ghat, Bus Stand, and the accused was apprehended with two bags.
"On sustained interrogation, the accused disclosed that he visited Delhi and thereafter, went back to Kathmandu, where he came in contact with an International Drug Syndicate of Nepal, and joined this syndicate to earn easy money," said the police.
He further disclosed that he had earlier brought 2 such consignments which were handed over to him in Kathmandu by one, Jebba, the member of this syndicate and the same was supplied to Canada and UK.
As per the directions of the kingpin of the syndicate, identified as Bire, the accused Tamang brought this contraband to Delhi by bus from Kathmandu via Tanakpur-Banwasa route.
This consignment was to be sent to UK through some courier company with the help of one Latta, who was supposed to meet him at the given place and time as fixed by the Kingpin Bire. He further disclosed that he has made huge money so far through the previous consignments and for the successful supply of this consignment to UK, he used to get good reward.