Two arrested for online drug peddling

Two arrested for online drug peddling

New Delhi: Two men were arrested on Monday on the charge of peddling drugs online, Delhi Police Crime Branch said.

A total of 62 gm ecstasy, a psychotropic substance, was seized from Kamal Kalra and Mahesh Goyal, Crime Branch Deputy Commissioner of Police Rajesh Deo said.

The drug was meant for sale at rave parties in Delhi and Noida.

After a tip-off about a gang involved in the supply of party drugs, police arrested Kamal on October 29 from Sector 13 in Rohini and seized 42 gm contraband from him.

Kamal told police he had procured the contraband from someone whom he was in connect with on phone.

Police zeroed in on Mahesh Goyal by analysing Kamal’s call details and arrested him from Dwarka with 20 gm of the drug.

Mahesh told police he had come to know how drugs could be obtained online by accessing websites concerned through particular web browsers, police said.

“The matter will be taken up with the Narcotics Control Bureau and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to ensure that such transactions are curbed,” the DCP said.


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