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12 people arrested, heroin worth Rs 334 cr seized in four separate operations: Delhi Police

The Delhi Police s Special Cell busted four gangs of drug suppliers and arrested twelve people, including a 54-year-old woman, while seizing heroin worth Rs 334 crore, officials said Friday. In the first operation, led by Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Pramod Singh Kushwah, three persons, including a 54-year-old woman, the kingpin of the gang, were arrested and 44.5 kg heroin worth Rs 180 crore was seized, they said. They were identified as Shamuta Banu (54), a resident of Nagaon district in Assam, Dhanji Gupta (49) and Dheeraj Kumar (24), residents of Rohtas district in Bihar. Police got information about an international narcotics cartel procuring heroin from Myanmar via Manipur. They would supply it to Delhi, Rajasthan, Assam, Bihar and West Bengal, Kushwah said. The gang was active in Bihar, Manipur, UP, Rajasthan, West Bengal and parts of north India and drugs to north India were supplied through Delhi, he said. Police received a tip-off that on March 7 Gupta and ...


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