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SMUGGLED POPPY HUSK FROM MP TO DELHI AND HARYANA , 7 QUINTAL SEIZED HIDDEN IN WASHING MACHINES ON WAY TO LUDHIANA

October 19, 2019 10:29 PM

New Delhi (Face2News)

With the arrest of 3 accused persons the team ofNarcotics Cell, Crime Branch, Delhi Police has busted an interstate gang ofdrug traffickers involved in supply of Poppy husk in Delhi and Haryana worthmore than Rs. 30 Lakhs. Poppy Straw is the husk left after opium has beenextracted from the pods. It contains morphine alkaloids and is a known narcoticsubstance. The accused were transporting the contraband from Neemach in MadhyaPradesh to the receivers in Delhi and Haryana on their truck.

Mr. B.K.Singh, IPS, ACP Crime, said, secret information was received by SI Ombir Dabas that Jasbir Singh @ Bittu was involved in Opium Husk trade fromMadhya Pradesh to Delhi NCR region. 

 During interrogation, Driver  in a transport company in Faridabad  Jasbir Singh is habitual of consuming Poppy Straw on long distance routes. One of his relatives namely Jarnail Singh lured him into transporting Poppy Straw from MP  promising him good money. Jarnail Singh introduced him to Ravi of Nayagaon, Neemuch, M.P. who supplies Poppy Straw. Jasbir Singh has ferried Poppy Straw to Delhi on countless occasions in the last 15 years. This time he had loaded 108 Samsung Washing Machines from Chennai, which had to be delivered to a showroom at Ludhiana, Punjab. While on the way he loaded poppy straw from Nayagaon, Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh. He gets paid Rs. 100 per kilogram of poppystraw transported from Madhya Pradesh to Delhi. 

A team led by Inspector Ram Manohar comprising ofSI Ombir Dabas, HC Ashok, Ct. Arjun and Ct. Naveen of Narcotics Cell, CrimeBranch was constituted under the supervision of Sh. R.K.Ojha, ACP Narcotics toconduct raid. A trap was laid near Wazirabad, Delhi and Jasbir Singh was apprehended with Truck No. HR-38-T-4968. 108 Samsung washing machines were found in the truck. On careful inspection, it was found that 35 plastic bags containing Opium Straw were kept hidden amongst the Washing Machines. On weighing, the total quantity of Opium Straw was found to be 700 Kg worth more than Rs. 30 lakhs in the market. A case, vide FIR No. 309/19, u/s 15/25 NDPSAct was registered at PS Crime Branch for the same. 

Investigation: During interrogation, Jasbir Singh disclosed tha the works as a driver for the last 15 years in a transport firm in Faridabad, Haryana, He is habitual of consuming Poppy Straw on long distance routes. One of his relatives namely Jarnail Singh lured him into transporting Poppy Straw fromMadhya Pradesh promising him good money. Jarnail Singh introduced him to Raviof Nayagaon, Neemuch, M.P. who supplies Poppy Straw. Jasbir Singh has ferried Poppy Straw to Delhi on countless occasions in the last 15 years. This time he had loaded 108 Samsung Washing Machines from Chennai, which had to be delivered to a showroom at Ludhiana, Punjab. While on the way he loaded poppy straw from Nayagaon, Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh. He gets paid Rs. 100 per kilogram of poppystraw transported from Madhya Pradesh to Delhi. 

At the instance of Jasbir Singh, his relative andreceiver, Jarnail Singh was apprehended from his village in Karnal, Haryana. Hedisclosed that he used to work as taxi driver. In April, 2017 he was arrestedin a case of attempt to murder and after coming out of jail he met one Goldiwho is a Poppy Straw supplier. Goldi later introduced him to the main suppliernamed Ravi of Neemuch, MP. Thereafter, Jarnail Singh started dealing with Ravi directly and got the poppy straw transported through Jasbir Singh. He procuredthe contraband at the rate of Rs.1700 per Kg from Ravi and sells it at the rateof 3500-4000 per Kg. In this manner, he was earning good money. 

At the instance of Jasbir Singh and the receiverJarnail Singh, the main source Ravinder Singh @ Ravi age 23 yrs. has beenarrested on the night of 17.10.19 from his dhaba at village Sagrana, Neemuch,MP. He disclosed that he had been supplying poppy straw to different personsfor the last 15 years. He used to procure poppy straw from various sources inMadhya Pradesh at the rate of Rs. 1400 per KG and supplied it to Jarnail Singhthrough Jasbir Singh for Rs. 1700 per KG. 

ACP said, JasbirSingh @ Bittur/o Kaithal, HR, aged 38 years is illiterate and works as a truck driver, JarnailSingh @ Jailar/o Kaithal, HR, aged 26 yrs. is school dropout and works as a taxi drive and RavinderSingh @ Ravir/o Neemuch, MP, age 23 yrs. has studied till class 12. He runs a dhaba at his village. Further investigation is on.

 

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