Inter-State Drug Racket Mastermind Arrested By Punjab Police: Top Cop

The person was arrested from Agra by Punjab Police in a well-coordinated operation. (Representational)

Chandigarh:

The mastermind of a drug cartel has been arrested by the Punjab Police, a day after the Barnala Police busted an inter-state gang of unlawful syndicates supplying psychotropic medication in 11 states and greater than 50 districts of India.

The “Agra Prescription Drug Gang” mastermind has been recognized as Jatinder Arora, who was arrested immediately.

“Jatinder Arora, the mastermind of Agra Prescription Drug Gang nabbed from Agra by Punjab Police in a well-coordinated operation,” Dinkar Gupta, Director Common of Police, Punjab stated in a tweet.

“He was diverting pharmaceuticals throughout 11 states resulting in drug habit, overdose and deaths,” the DGP added.

At the very least 27,62,137 intoxicating tablets, capsules, injections and syrups had been seized together with the arrest of 20 folks on Friday. Drug cash price Rs 70,03,800, in addition to 5 autos, had been additionally recovered.

The police stated: “In a painstaking and meticulously deliberate operation executed over eight weeks, the Barnala Police workforce, below the supervision of SSP Barnala Sandeep Goel, saved shut surveillance, carried out raids and unmasked the modus operandi of drug syndicate generally known as ‘Agra Gand’, resulting in arrest of one of many kingpins and their associates from states of Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.”

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