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Two foreign nationals arrested with heroin worth Rs 32cr: Police

Two foreign nationals suspected to be members of an International drug cartel were arrested with heroin worth Rs 32 crores, police said Friday. The accused have been identified as Asadullah (27), an Afghan national and Moussa Zie (30), an Ivory Coast national, they added. The accused used to supply heroin to their clients in the National Capital Region and other states across north India. On January 8, police learnt that Asadullah would deliver a big consignment to one of his contacts near Geetanjali Bus Stop in Malviya Nagar area, police said. Subsequently, a trap was laid and at around 1.00 pm, the Afghan national was spotted coming from Malviya Nagar Metro Station. When Asadullah was leaving the spot, he was surrounded and overpowered by the police team, Deputy Commissioner of Police (special cell) P S Kushwah said. Six kgs of high-quality heroin were recovered from him. On his insistence, Zie was nabbed on January 9 from near Max Hospital and two kgs of heroin were seized, the DCP

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