Published On : Wed, Oct 27th, 2021

66 drug addicts, peddlers in Nagpur police net in a single day operation

Nagpur: Cracking the whip, City Police mounted a drive against drug menace and put 66 persons behind the bars after registering 51 cases under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

In the single day operation, cops recovered drugs, narcotics and other material collectively valued at Rs 1.11 lakh from the accused persons. Of the 51 cases, five are related to drug peddling and the rest are against the addicts.

The special drive was launched as per the instructions of Commissioner of Police Amitesh Kumar and Joint Commissioner of Police Aswathi Dorje by Crime Detection Units of all 33 police stations, Crime Branch, and Special Squads, under the supervision of Additional CP (Crime) Sunil Fulari and DCP (Detection) Chinmay Pandit.

Cops have appealed to the citizens that if they have any concrete information about drug peddlers, they should contact PI (Crime Branch) on 9422942100. Police would maintain full confidentiality of the informers.