The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) busted a world hashish smuggling ring in Kolkata, seizing 20 kg of what’s thought of to be the world’s strongest marijuana.
Excessive-quality inexperienced hashish was being smuggled in massive portions from the US and Canada through courier companies in Kolkata (Photograph: Anupam Mishra)
The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) on Saturday busted a world hashish smuggling racket working by way of a number of courier companies in Kolkata. NCB additionally seized 20 kg of what’s mentioned to be the world’s strongest marijuana, officers mentioned.
The NCB Kolkata zonal unit discovered that ‘particular inexperienced hashish’ was being smuggled into India from the US and Canada.
Officers from the NCB apprehended three individuals, together with two ladies, in reference to the worldwide drug racket. The accused have been recognized as Shraddha Surana (25), Tareena Bhatnagar (26) and Karan Kumar Gupta (30).
Primarily based on a dependable enter that ‘high-quality inexperienced hashish’ was being smuggled into India from the US and Canada in big portions by way of courier companies, the NCB Kolkata unit was protecting surveillance on varied service suppliers in Kolkata for fairly a while, officers mentioned.
Between July 27 and July 30, the narcotics’ company intercepted 42 overseas parcels delivered on the Overseas Publish Workplace (FPO) in Kolkata below false declarations of cosmetics, toys, and video games.
“This marijuana is the most costly and strongest pressure of marijuana on the planet, and it isn’t obtainable in our nation. It has a really excessive THC [main psychoactive compound in cannabis] content material of 19 per cent to 25 per cent,” mentioned a police officer.
The accused revealed that they used a dark-net internet platform to order the packages and have them delivered through courier service to keep away from being caught by Drug Regulation Enforcement Area Officers (DLEO).
The inquiry additionally discovered that Shraddha Surana was operating the complete drug trafficking operation below the guise of Simran Singh. A false aadhar card in Simran Singh’s title was additionally present in her possession.
Whereas Tareena Bhatnagar was arrested for ordering three narcotic deliveries by way of Televend, the inquiry discovered that Karan Kumar Gupta was a supply boy who carried out Shraddha Surana’s orders by transporting the parcels to a number of places in Kolkata.
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