Chatra Police has got a big success against the smugglers of deadly drugs like opium and brown sugar. On Friday, 9 people who were doing business of brown sugar illegally were arrested. Among the arrested smugglers are Himanshu Kumar alias Honey, state working committee member of BJP Yuva Morcha and district president of Hindu Veer Sangh. 296.3 grams of brown sugar was recovered from the arrested people. The value of recovered brown sugar is around Rs 30 lakh in the international market. During this Rs 7 lakh 74 thousand 800 cash was recovered.
Superintendent of Police Rishab Kumar Jha said that there was a secret information about selling illegal brown sugar to Dheeraj Kumar’s father Naresh Kasera of Keshari Chowk. Based on which a team was formed under the leadership of DSP (HQ) Kedarnath Ram for action. Taking quick action, the team caught Dheeraj Kumar. On search of which 2.10 grams of brown sugar was recovered. Dheeraj told the police that he buys brown sugar from Amit Kumar of Keshari Chowk. After this, a search was done from Amit’s house. Amit was not found at home during the search. From its mobile location, it was revealed that it was in Chauparan.
Brown sugar recovered from the car and about seven and a half lakh rupees
He told that to nab Amit, the police team started a blockade near Hairua Dam and started checking the vehicles. After sometime a gray colored XUV JH-13-G/2121 vehicle arrived. On seeing the police, the driver increased the speed of the vehicle. The team present on the spot chased and stopped the vehicle. On search of the vehicle, 3.20 grams of brown sugar and Rs 7 lakh 48 thousand in cash were recovered. The SP said that Chandan Kumar and Anurag Kumar have also been arrested along with Amit.
The value of recovered brown sugar is about 30 lakh rupees in the international market.
Rishab Kumar Jha told that after the arrest Amit told the police that Prem Kumar Dangi and Naval Kumar of Giddhaur buy brown sugar from Dangi. The team then went to Giddhaur to nab Prem Dangi. The police called Prem to buy brown sugar as a customer. Prem brought 9 grams of brown sugar. He was arrested immediately. Naval’s house was searched on Prem’s suggestion, where 32 grams of brown sugar was found. Raids were conducted at the house of Roshan Dangi in Pathalgadda on the spot of Naval. From whose house a machine that used to mix brown sugar and seal the packet was recovered. On the spot of all the arrested smugglers, the police searched the house of Abhishek Thakur, resident of Bakchumba of Rajpur police station area, from where 240 grams of sugar was recovered. A total of 296.3 grams of illegal brown sugar were seized. The SP said that the value of the recovered brown sugar is around Rs 30 lakh in the international market.
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