Woman among 3 held for drug supplying

Woman among 3 held for drug supplying
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Three persons, including a woman, were arrested for allegedly supplying drugs in different parts of the national capital and heroin valued at Rs 50 lakh in grey market was seized, police said on Monday

New Delhi: Three persons, including a woman, were arrested for allegedly supplying drugs in different parts of the national capital and heroin valued at Rs 50 lakh in grey market was seized, police said on Monday.

The accused have been identified as Sarwar Ali (32), Pradeep Dabas (42), both residents of Delhi, and Mehnaaz alias Baazi (37), resident of Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), they said.

Ali, an alleged drug supplier, was arrested with 200 gram heroin from near Nigam Bodh Ghat at around 9.30 am on Wednesday, Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) A K Singla said.

On the instance of Ali, Baazi was apprehended on Saturday from Bareilly while she was delivering drug to Pradeep Dabas of Mangolpur. Total 200 gram heroin was recovered from her possession and 100 grams from Dabas, Singla added.

Earlier, Pankaj (31) and Mohammad Iqbal (24) were arrested with 210 gram and 280 gram heroin in December and January respectively, police said.

Iqbal, Baazi's son-in-law, informed that suppliers from Delhi used to purchase heroin from her, the officer said. Pankaj had also disclosed that he used to purchase heroin from Baazi, Singla said.

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