Pramesh S Jain. Yogesh K Porwar
The whitefield division police of KR Puram police on friday busted inter state drug racket arrested three persons from Rajasthan and recovered 500 kgs of marijuana worth Rs 1 crore.
The accused has been identified as,Dayalram,38, Poonaram,24 and Budharam,23 were caught by a team of police near Medahalli in KR Puram when they had come to deliver the consignment.
Commissioner of police,Kamal Pant told media persons,as we have Zero tolerance on drug peddling in the city and to curb this menace we have asked all the inspectors to form a special team to keep watch on drug supply in the city.
The KR Puram police inspector received a tip off that huge stash of Marijuana is being transported in a truck it will pass through medahalli.
Acting on a tip off,KR Puram police inspector,Ambrish and team swung into action and the team approached the accused as customer and when they confessed to supply drugs the team surrounded them and zeroed in and later searched the ten wheeled truck completely and found the accused have hided the marijuana in a secret compartment in drivers cabin.
The accused concealed the marijuana after neatly packed in 82 bundles.
During investigation the accused confessed the crime and revealed that they have sourced the drugs from their contacts in Odisha and selling it to local peddlers in Bengaluru.
The KR Puram police have seized the truck and taken the trio into custody to investigate further about their network in the city.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan,DCP Whitefield,D Devaraj,ACP, Manoj Kumar, PI,Ambrish M,and staff as,Murthy,Buddegowda,Chandrappa, Narayanswamy,and Siddaramu has been appreciated for the commendable job done by them and said Another stash goes to trash!Great work by the KR Puram police team in nabbing three inter-state drug peddlers near Old Madras Road.500Kg Ganja and other narcotic substances worth Rs.1 Crore and a truck used for transportation have been seized and for the exemplary work done by the team a cash reward of Rs.80,000 announced to the team he added.