Noida Police Bust Drug Racket, Arrest Five Including Hotel Management Student

Noida Police Bust Drug Racket, Arrest Five Including Hotel Management Student

Ganja and hashish were delivered to college and university students through Rider and Porter app. Kingpin is ITI pass, former student of Delhi University also involved in the gang.

Noida, January 7 (TNA) The city Police has busted an inter-state gang supplying drugs on demand to universities and colleges of Delhi-NCR, including Amity University. Kotwali Sector-126 police on Saturday arrested five smugglers including the kingpin. These include a student of Amity University and a passout student of DU.

Drugs worth about Rs 12 lakh, seven mobile phones, an electronic weighing scale and a bike and scooter used in smuggling have been recovered from the accused. The Kotwali Sector-126 police team on Saturday arrested Riha, Nepal resident Sagar, Bihar resident Nishant, Mainpuri resident Sachin Kumar, Saharsa resident Harsh Jha and Rohini Delhi resident Chetan Adalka from near Amity University Cut.

The accused used to supply foreign Ganja OG, Shillong ganja and hashish to the students and for this they took the help of social networking sites. DCP Harish Chander of Noida Zone said that ITI pass kingpin Sachin gets Shillong ganja worth Rs 90 thousand per kg from Chintu of Madhya Pradesh. DU alumnus Sagar is connected with students from different universities and other educational institutions through Snapchat, Telegram and WhatsApp and other social media platforms.

Sachin and Sagar used to deliver drugs as per the demand. The accused were doing drug business by forming groups on many social media platforms. For supply, small parcels were made by packing them in fake wrappers of companies like Flipkart, Amazon and Miso. His rider used to supply these packets to universities, hostels and PGs.

Police interrogation revealed that Nishant used to do packaging work as soon as orders came on social sites and WhatsApp. The accused used to seal ganja in wrappers of companies like Flipkart and Amazon. After this, Harsh used to become a delivery boy and take him to the destination on bike or scooty. Harsh has previously driven an app-based bike taxi, so he also knows the routes of the city. No one would suspect him as he was dressed as a delivery boy of an e-commerce company.

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