Noida News: 130 kg cannabis seized, 2 arrested after major 560 kg drug haul

Noida News: 130 kg cannabis seized, 2 arrested after major 560 kg drug haul

Three alleged drug traffickers have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Greater Noida after over 130 kg of cannabis estimated value round Rs 40 lakh was recovered from their automobile on Monday, police officers mentioned. The restoration of the contraband in Greater Noida close to Delhi comes inside two days of a major haul of 564 kg of cannabis that was smuggled from the (*130*)-Telangana border on the market within the National Capital Region (NCR).

The accused in Monday’s incident have been held close to Pari Chowk metro station in a mixed operation by officers of the native Knowledge Park police station and the Noida unit of the UP police’s Special Task Force (STF), they mentioned. The trio was within the automobile once they have been held by the police and STF officers close to the metro station. 133 kg of cannabis estimated value round Rs 40 lakh was seized from their possession, a police spokesperson mentioned.

During preliminary probe, the accused instructed the police that that they had procured the contraband from (*130*) and introduced it for provide in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR), the spokesperson added. Those arrested have been recognized as Deepak Sharma, Mohd Wasim, each natives of Meerut district, and Shoib Khan, who hails from Baghpat, the officers mentioned.

An FIR has been lodged within the case beneath provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, and three different members of the gang have been recognized however they’re at massive, the police mentioned. The automobile used for transporting the contraband has been impounded and additional authorized proceedings within the case are underway, the police added.

In a major haul three days in the past, the STF had on Saturday seized over 564 kilogrammes of cannabis estimated value round Rs 1.50 crore and arrested eight individuals in Greater Noida, in line with officers.

The cannabis was procured from the border area of (*130*) and Telangana and introduced by way of Madhya Pradesh for supply within the NCR and western UP, the officers mentioned.

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