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Police arrest 2 drug traffickers in Rohini, recover heroin worth Rs 2 crore

Around 1.3 kg of fine-quality heroin, worth around Rs 2 crore in the international market, was recovered.

PTI Reported By: PTI New Delhi Published on: September 03, 2022 12:48 IST
Delhi Police, Drug Trafficking Case
Image Source : PTI Delhi Police were tipped off to the presence of Manish, 34, a history-sheeter, at Rohini.

Two men were arrested in north Delhi's Rohini with drugs worth Rs 2 crore in their possession, police said on Saturday. Police were tipped off to the presence of Manish, 34, a history-sheeter, at Rohini. They intercepted a car in which Manish and his associate Tinku were travelling and arrested them, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Vichitra Veer.

Around 1.3 kg of fine-quality heroin, worth around Rs 2 crore in the international market, was recovered from the two, he said. Manish, a resident of Nand Nagri in east Delhi, was involved in a robbery at Lahori Gate in 2014 and spent five years in jail. After his release in 2019, he got involved in gambling. Having suffered losses, he started selling psychotropic substances in Delhi-NCR, said Veer.

The second accused, Tinku, 34, is a resident of Shahdara and a childhood friend of Manish. He was earlier arrested in a case under the Excise Act. Tinku assisted Manish in selling drugs in Delhi-NCR, the police added.

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