The Narcotics Department of Delhi on Monday recovered a chemical used to make heroin in raid on a engine oil company in Noida.
The engine oil company had been making heroin illegally under the name of engine oil lubricants.
The company was using acetic anhydride for making the drug.
This chemical was put into several lubricant cans when it was found in raid.
Three people- Prateek Shukla, Director of the company, Himanshu Rana and Sansudin kareem Zada- were arrested by the police.
9650 litres of acetic anhydride was found in lubricant cans. This chemical is also used to make dye.
According to police, the three accused wanted to supply this chemical to those who could make heroin out of this drug illegally.
Now the Narcotics Department is trying to figure out where the intrigue strings are connected.
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