Afghan national who hid drugs in abdomen held

first_imgNew Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday said that they have arrested an Afghan national who smuggled drug capsules from Afghanistan to India in his abdomen.Police said that around 2.975 kg of Heroin having an international value of Rs 12 crore seized. Police identified the accused as Mohammad Roohullah (30), native of city Takhar, Poly Sharan in Afghanistan. He was running a medical shop at his native place. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (south-east) Kumar Gyanesh said that on August 2, the accused was arrested in Lajpat Nagar area. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murder”Roohullah disclosed that a few months ago, he met two Afghan nationals who offered him to smuggle drug capsules from Afghanistan by swallowing them and expel on reaching to the destination in India,” said Kumar Gyanesh. He further said that his handlers had assured him that these capsules would be wrapped in a multilayer of polythene and won’t harm them if accused consume them as it would be easier for smugglers to mislead the custom department. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchings”To earn quick money, accused Mohammadi Roohullah agreed to smuggle the drugs consignment and was promised handsome money for this consignment,” police said. Police further said that Roohullah procured tourist visa and came to Delhi on July 11. Before departing, he had consumed capsules of drugs wrapped in multilayer polythene. After safely reaching his destination at Lajpat Nagar, Delhi accused expelled the drugs capsules through anal route. He was promised 2,000 USD for this consignment. The investigating agency further said that Roohullah was staying at Lajpat Nagar area and his place of residence was accommodated by his handlers. Accused further disclosed that the said consignment was scheduled for private parties in Lucknow and Punjab and was waiting at his residence at Lajpat Nagar for the unknown receivers to collect the consignment from him.last_img read more

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