Drugs coming to Delhi from Myanmar via Manipur seized
New Delhi, Feb 21
Drugs are coming to India on a large scale from Myanmar through Manipur. This came to light when the Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested two drug peddlers who brought a consignment of opium to Delhi. The accused, Ranveer Singh alias Tinku and Loyangamba, both residents of Manipur, are members of the Itocha international drug cartel. 50 kg of opium has been recovered from their possession. The value of the recovered drugs in the international market is said to be around Rs 10 crore.
According to Special Cell Deputy Commissioner Alok Kumar, the team had received information that an international drug trafficking gang is active in Manipur, Assam, UP, Bihar, Punjab and Delhi. Members of this gang bring opium from Myanmar to Manipur and supply it in Delhi, NCR and Punjab and two drug peddlers from Manipur came to Delhi with a consignment of opium by car.
Under the supervision of ACP Attar Singh, the team of Inspector Shiv Kumar and SI Rajesh Sharma laid siege on MB Road and arrested two accused Ranveer Singh and Loyangamba from MB Road on February 17.
The recovered opium was to be sold in Delhi and Punjab. He had made a special place in the Brezza car to hide the opium. The accused told during interrogation that they have been smuggling opium for the last five years. These drugs were mostly supplied in Punjab, Delhi and UP by bringing them from Myanmar. Drugs used to come from Myanmar to the States of Manipur, Delhi, UP, Punjab, MP, Rajasthan and Bihar etc. News 7