JAIPUR: Jaipur crime branch in a joint operation at three locations under three different police stations seized 5.815 kilogram cannabis, 1.7 kilogram poppy, 249 grams of smack, 4.40 gram modern drug (cocaine and brown sugar) on Sunday.
The cops also seized Rs 7.99 lakh. The operation was carried out by Sindhi Camp, Karvi Vihar and Vaishali Nagar police station. Police commissioner of Jaipur Anand Srivastava informed that four persons have been arrested in the operation.
The Sindhi Camp police which carried the first operation said that they have arrested two persons—Lalaram Gujjar and Rohit Choudhary at Manoharpur in Jaipur. They had mixed jaggery in poppy to sell it in Jaipur. “The contraband appeared like jaggery at first place and one has to smell it to find that it is mixed with poppy,” said the Sindhi Camp police.
The second operation was carried by Karni Vihar police who arrested Mohammed Ali (45), a native of Churu from Shyam Vihar in Girdharipura. Police seized 5.815 kilogram of cannabis and Rs 7.99 lakh cash. “He confessed to having active in supplying drugs at his house in Sushilpura Nalla. He used to get the drugs from his suppliers and sell them in smaller quantities across Jaipur. The cash recovered from him in denominations of Rs 50, Rs 100, Rs 200, Rs 500 and Rs 2,000. He has brought a new luxury car with the amount earned from selling drugs,” said the police.
The third operation was made by Vaishali Nagar police station by arresting Ravindra Singh, a native of Churu. “He was arrested with methadioxide drug. He works in a mobile shop and sells modern drugs and cannabis to his known customers for Rs 3,000 per 10 gram. We are trying to find his links with drug cartels,” said the police.