The Bathinda police have arrested a Nigerian nationwide and one different from Delhi for smuggling medication and recovered 400 grams heroin from them.
The Nigerian man, Jerry alias Peter was arrested on Wednesday, August 22, from Mohan Backyard locality of Uttam Nagar following the knowledge supplied by one Tarun Kumar.
Tarun was additionally arrested on Wednesday from Indira Park space of Uttam Nagar, Delhi. Tarun is accused of supplying medication in Punjab after getting the provides from Peter.
In line with data, the arrests in Delhi happened after one Gurpreet Singh alias Gopi of Bathinda was arrested with 50g heroin from Katar Singh Wala village bus stand close to Bathinda on August 18.
Throughout investigations, he advised police that the contraband was equipped to him by Tarun and that Tarun bought his provides from Peter. After this, a police occasion was despatched to Delhi, which on Wednesday arrested Tarun, after which Peter, with 400g heroin.
Bathinda SP (investigations) Swarn Singh Khanna stated:
“Throughout preliminary investigations it was discovered that Peter belongs to Lagos metropolis in Nigeria and is residing in Delhi since 2014. He was into readymade-clothes enterprise however began smuggling medication. He supplied medication to Tarun a number of instances. Tarun faces two circumstances underneath the NDPS Act at Bathinda and Mansa and is on bail. He used to smuggle medication to Bathinda from Delhi.”