17 million rupees worth heroin seized

June 17th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): The crime branch of the Delhi Police on Tuesday seized heroin worth 17 million rupees from possession of a man who was “wanted” the narcotics branch.

“1700 grams of heroin has been seized from the man. He has been detained under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, (NDPS). He was wanted by the narcotics branch in another case as well. So he has been detained for the previous case and for possession of 1700 grams of heroin this time,” said Sanjay Tyagi, ACP, Crime Branch, New Delhi.

Tyagi identified the accused as Prahlad Meena, 25, from Rajasthan.

The accused has been held by the Rajasthan police previously and is said to have been in the narcotics trade for the past four to five years.

According to the police, Meena’s father had also been involved in the same trade. (ANI)

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