Drugs racket busted, 1.5 kg seized from five accused

Hyderabad: On a tip-off, sleuths of Malkajgiri Zone, accompanied by Saroornagar Police apprehended five persons, who were indulging in illegal procuring, supplying and selling the banned Narcotic substances.

Mohd Abed of Ranganayakulapeta in Nellore,. Omkar of Buchireddypalem, Rajashekar of Krishnapatnam Port, Chakradhar of Mahaboobabad, and Raju of Seethampeta in Vizag District were arrested and seized 1.5 kg drugs consisting of 325 gm Cocaine, 575 gm Heroine and 600 gm chemical powder all worth Rs one crore in the black market. However, another accused Amjad was absconding.

On the night of March 9, when the accused reached Kharmanghat area, a police party stopped the vehicle and two persons escaped and one was caught who identified himself as Kanakaraju alias Raju. On checking his bag, the police found three sachets of white powder, which was found to be Cocaine, Heroine and Chemical Powder they brought from Nellore for selling to the customer at Hyderabad and the two persons escaped are Omkar and Rajashekar resident of Nellore and they are in possession of drugs. Immediately, he was taken into custody and 15 gram. The police also seized one Swift Dezire car from his possession and produced him in the court for judicial remand.