Four Held For Drug Peddling In Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Jan 3 (Maxim News): The Hyderabad narcotic Enforcement Wing along with the Chikkadpally police busted a drug racket and arrested four persons at Chikkadpally on Monday night. They seized 60 bottles of hashish oil, 400 liters of petroleum ether, a car, and three mobile phones, altogether worth Rs. 14 lakhs.

The arrested persons were identified as N. Praveen Kumar (32), a drug supplier from Quthbullapur, P.Mohan Yadav (26), P.Kalyan (24), and B.Suresh (26), residents of Patancheru and Kakatpally.

Police said it was a big drug network that included producers, suppliers, and peddlers of hashish oil, wherein the prime suspect Praveen Kumar played a key role in supplying the psychotropic drug to peddlers in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, and Bengaluru.

According to the police, Praveen Kumar has good contacts with marijuana cultivators in various places and procured psychotropic substances directly from them. He also purchased petroleum ether from chemical traders in Kukatpally and sent them to the marijuana cultivators in the agency areas for the preparation of hashish oil. “With the help of his associates, he supplied hashish oil to drug peddlers, customers, and dealers in various cities for a higher rate, either in liters or in the form of small 5 grams containers, ” said a senior official.

Following a tip-off, the police caught the gang while selling hashish oil to customers at Chikkadpally. Efforts are on to nab absconding persons in the case. (Maxim News)

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