November 08, 2019 09:26 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Crime Branch of Chandigarh Police got a major success in apprehending two Nigerians and unearthing drug racket involved in drug trafficking in India.

On 7.11.2019, the teams of Crime Branch on the direction of Sh. Sukhraj Katewa, DSP/Crime under the close supervision of Insp. Ranjit Singh headed by SI Ashok Kumar was on patrolling in the area of Police Station 17, Chandigarh with regard to prevention and control of crime. At about 4.30 PM while they were near fire brigade Office Turn, near bus stand Sec.17, Chandigarh one person on seeing police party turn back, as such, on the basis of suspicion as he was stopped as seems to be foreigner and residing illegally in Chandigarh. His checking was made and ‘HEROIN” was recovered. On weighing it was found to be 55.82 gms. Accused Chukwnebuku S/o Ohsi r/o Anamasteshawn House No. 11, Abuja, Nigeria age 20 years present address Gali No. 36, Extension Dwarka Mod, New Delhi was arrested and case FIR No. 341 Dated 07.11.2019 U/S 21 NDPS Act, PS-17, Chandigarh  has been registered.

During the course of investigation, accused disclosed that he brought drugs from Delhi to supply in Chandigarh. So to crack the link in Delhi and Chandigarh, his police custody for 2 days has been granted by the Hon’ble Court. Further investigation is in progress.

In another case ASI Jaskaran Singh was on patrolling duty for checking of vehicles near T-Point Jungle Area, Sec.43, Chandigarh near Bus Stand. At about 5.25 pm one foreigner came from outer road of Bus Stand and on seeing the police party, he turn speedily towards jungle area. The Police party chased and apprehended him on the suspicion that he may have any arms. On the checking ‘HEROIN’ was recovered from his possession. On weighing it was found to be 50 gm. Accused Juseph James S/o Pastor Cliff r/o # 15, Dwarka Mod, Jain Road New Delhi age 28 years was arrested and case FIR No. 229 Dated 07.11.2019 U/S 21 NDPS Act, PS-36, Chandigarh  has been registered. The police custody for 1 day has been obtained from the Hon’ble Court to establish his link in Chandigarh and Delhi. Further investigation is in progress.

It is pertinent to mention that Accused Joseph James has already been arrested by the Una Police, Himachal and presently on bail by the hon’ble court.  

With their arrest total 105.82 gm Heroin has been recovered which is approximately having value of Rs. 5 lac.

In another case Chandigarh Police arrested Munish Kumar R/o # 356, Khuda Lahor, Chandigarh, from Sector 39/40-55/56 chowk, Sector-40 side and recovered 20.45 gram heroin on 07.11.2019. A case FIR No. 403, U/S 21 NDPS Act has been registered in PS-39, Chandigarh. Investigation of the case is in progress.

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