Delhi Police Busted Drug Racket: Delhi police have busted a drug racket and arrested three people among which one was former international athlete Harpreet Singh. Harpreet Singh had won a silver medal in a throw at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Australia in 2004. The athlete was one among the three people who were arrested by Delhi police on the charges of carrying hallucinogenic Mephedrone drug at the New Delhi railway station on Friday.
Delhi Police Busted Drug Racket and Arrested Three People For Peddling Party Drug
The drug is identified as meow-meow and the police seized about 25 kg of the drug, which is worth Rs 50 crore. Harpreet Singh who also won bronze for India at the Colombo SAF Games in 2006 was forced to quit the sport when he suffered a foot injury during training for the Commonwealth Games 2010.
The athlete was also tested positive for steroids during a national competition. Police said that the athlete had his footing into real estate before getting into this drug peddling. Along with Harpreet, two other were arrested under the same charges. The other two arrested men also belong to Delhi and are identified as Amandeep Singh, 29, and Harnish Sarpal, 36.
Rs. 50 crore worth drug seized by police
Sanjeev Yadav, the DCP special cell of southwestern range, told that with the help of a clue, a special task force team of the police have installed a trap at all the entry and exit points of the New Delhi railway station. According to the info received by the police, Amandeep and his fellow members have taken the Dadar Amritsar train to Delhi.
When policemen approached them they tried to escape by running, but police caught them and put behind the bars. So far, the drug had been smuggled to Mumbai from Africa. The racket used to send the drug to UAE, UK, USA, Malaysia and other middle-east countries from Delhi. This is not first such case that came into light. Earlier in August 2016, the police had seized 14 kg of the same drug ‘meow-meow’ worth Rs 25 crore. The racket of three who have been arrested yesterday was being investigated by the Delhi police.
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