December 2, 2022

By Categorical Information Service

BENGALURU: A drug peddling racket was busted by the town police on Monday. Govindapura Police raided the homes of a feminine mannequin, DJ and a realtor over alleged hyperlinks with a Nigerian drug peddler. Three particular groups raided the homes in Rajajinagar, Benson City and Banashankari and arrested Sonia Agarwal (29) who’s into modelling. The police seized three packets of ganja from her residence and that is the third such case involving prospects like fashions and DJs and businessmen, the police mentioned.

“Agarwal has been taken into custody for interrogation after she was subjected to medical assessments. Initially, the crew carried out a search at her residence and she or he managed to flee. The police, nevertheless, recovered ganja packets and later arrested her from a star lodge. She locked the door of a rest room to cover when the police confirmed up. She was taken into custody,” a senior police officer mentioned.

In the meantime, an analogous search came about on the residences of DJ Vachan Chinnappa and a realtor Bharath. The police have issued notices to them for showing for medical assessments after an interrogation.

“Based mostly on medical assessments, additional motion can be taken towards the duo and we’re gathering extra proof to show that they have been instantly concerned in drug peddling to budding fashions and the purchasers who have been attending events in star lodges, pubs and resorts,” the police officer added.

One other officer mentioned that the position of Agarwal, Chinnappa and Bharath got here to mild when Govindapura police had arrested Thomas Anagaha Kalu, (37),  whereas he was ready for his prospects on HBR Format on August 12. The police had recovered ecstasy drugs price Rs 15. 5 lakh from him and through interrogation, he revealed the involvementt of the above individuals. The police tracked the actions of the trio for one week to catch them red-handed.

Thomas didn’t have any journey paperwork and was peddling medication for the previous a few years. He was sourcing the medication from his contact in Delhi and promoting them to his prospects who’re IT professionals, college students, DJs, businessmen and fashions.

Going by the character of interactions between Thomas and the detained individuals, the police suspect that the accused will not be solely customers but in addition peddlers who’re attending high-end events continuously to promote the medication, the investigation officer added

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