3 arrested with 500 kg of marijuana worth Rs 1 crorePTI | New Delhi | Updated: 13-06-2019 22:48 IST | Created: 13-06-2019 22:25 IST
With the arrest of three people, the Crime Branch of Delhi Police has busted a gang allegedly involved in drug trafficking and seized 500 kg of marijuana worth Rs 1 crore from their possession, an official said Thursday. Those arrested were identified as Aslam Khan (24), Mousam (21), both residents of Haryana's Nuh district, and Jekam Khan, a resident of Rajasthan's Alwar, he said.
Based on a tip-off, the three accused were arrested on June 11 near Metcalf House Bus Stand in Delhi, he said. "During interrogation, the accused persons disclosed that they had brought the contraband from Rayagada district in Odisha. Aslam had been involved in this illegal transportation of marijuana for the last six months with Jekam Khan," Additional Commissioner Ajit Kumar Singla said in a statement. Efforts were underway to identify the people who bought marijuana from Aslam, he said.