Nigerian national arrested, Biggest ever seizure of heroin in Haryana

Dec 24, 2018 17:50 | Haryana
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handigarh, Dec 24 – Effecting the biggest ever seizure of heroin this year, Special Task Force (STF) of Haryana Police have arrested a Nigerian national from DLF, Gurugram and recovered 3 kg 200 gram heroin from his possession. The value of seized drug in international market is around Rs 12 crore.

          Stating this here today, a spokesman of Police Department said that arrested accused has been identified as Taraour Ahmed, a resident of Nigeria. Currently residing in Delhi, he was arrested following a tip-off by a team of STF Hisar from Sikandarpur Metro Station area in Gurugram.

          Divulging the details about seizure, he said that a STF team, which was present in Gurugram, got secret information about drug smuggling. On getting information, police team immediately rushed at Sikandarpur metro station, DLF-2 area where it spotted a suspicious person with scooty at a street in front of metro station gate. After seeing police, accused suddenly started scooty in a hurry. Police team immediately nabbed him. When searched, 3 kg 200 gram heroin was recovered from his possession hidden in scooty.

          A case under relevant sections of NDPS Act was registered against him at DLF-2 Police Station, Gurugram. The Accused would be taken on police remand by producing him in the Court so that name of supplier involved in this racket of drug peddling could be unearthed.

          Meanwhile, Director General of Police (DGP), Mr B. S. Sandhu appreciated DIG STF, Mr Sateesh Balan and his team for intensifying efforts to crackdown on drug-peddlers and criminals in the state.