New channels of smuggling from Bengal revealed with arrests at Bhopal

Bhopal, March 20, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): Bhopal STF has seized one kilogram fine opium (refined powder of opium) from three smugglers, taking the biggest action till now. Its price has been estimated at one crore rupees in the international market. The three interstate smugglers used to buy this powder from Malda of West Bengal at a rate of Rs 20-25 lakh per kg. In different cities of MP, Rajasthan and UP, it was sold at a rate of 60-65 lakh per kg.
Brown sugar or heroin was prepared in this market by treating chemicals of famous powder known as fine and crude. STF estimates that such treatment plants in the capital also are working for drug dealers. According to SP STF Bhopal Rajesh Singh Bhadauria, the three smugglers were caught at the Nadra bus stand after an alert.
The accused were waiting for their client to come here. The arrested accused include Deepak Lodha (24), resident of Ratlam, Ahmed Hussein (32) and Arjun (25) of Mandsaur. During the search, a kg of fine opium was seized by the possession of the three, in the interstate market, which is being pegged at around one crore rupees.
So far, this drug was brought from Mandsaur and Neemuch: The arrested accused have revealed in the inquiry that the fine operas have been bought from the Malda district of West Bengal. So far, it has been revealed to bring these drugs from Mandsaur or Neemuch. This is the first time that the fine operium was being smuggled from the North East to the capital in the capital. Because the smashers are more likely than Mandsaur-Neemach. Fine Opium brought from Bengal is much cheaper.
Chemical is composed of 15 kg of one kg powder: sources said that. In Bengal a kg of fine or crude oyiipium is available at Rs 20-25 lakhs. Combining the diazepam and other chemicals, one kg of fine opium is converted into about three kgs. With this, it becomes more addictive, then it is sold in MP or other states at a price of 60-65 lakh per kg.
In the capital also, Treatment Plant: With ammonia and acetic acid, fine opium is prepared when opium is treated. These chemical treatments can also be done in a small room of the house. The investigation agency estimates that such treatment plants are also working in Bhopal. At present, the team has registered a case under section NDPS and arrested three smugglers. The team has taken him on a day-long police remand by presenting him in court on Tuesday afternoon.