By : Pramesh S Jain
“Drug Awareness campaign on drug abuse helped the cops to nab the drug peddlers”.
The west Division police of K.P.Agrahara police have arrested a man on charges of drug peddling and recovered 750 grams of opium worth Rs 3 lakh from him.
The accused has been identified as Beraram (32) resident of Pantharpalya near Nayandahalli.
A tip off was passed on the basis of the awareness campaign on drug abuse was carried out by West Division Police and entire Bengaluru city police.
Senior officer said,based on credible information the K.P.Agrahara police inspector and his crime staff went near Gopalan residency in Telecom Layout where Beraram was waiting for customers.The police team surrounded the area and arrested the accused red handed and seized 50 grams of opium.For further investigation the team took the accused to to his house where he used to store all the drugs.
During the search the team found 700grams of Opium altogether 750gm of opium worth Rs.3 Lakh was seized from his possession and a detailed investigation the accused spilled the beans and revealed that he brings the drugs from Rajasthan by train and sell it to youths and college students.The K.P.Agrahara police have registered a case under NDPS Act against the accused and further investigation is on to unearth the source of drugs and finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,T.Suneel Kumar,has appreciated Addl CP,Seemath Kumar Singh,DCP West,Ravi.D.Channanavar,ACP, Vijayanagar Sub-division,Parameshwar Hegde,PI,S.S.Manju,and his crime staff as,Nagarajappa,Arjun kamble,Mumtaz Pasha,and Narendra who has done a tremendous job and successfully nabbed the notorious drug peddler he added.