Nigerian kingpin, Victor who is currently jailed in India has been busted ‘again’ for running an interstate drug racket from inside the Kapurthala Prison
A Nigerian jailed in India has been busted for operating an interstate drug racket from inside the Kapurthala Jail in Punjab.
The Nigerian merely recognized as Victor was busted after India’s Counter Intelligence Wing Jalandhar arrested two smugglers with links to him, each the Occasions of India and tehelka.com reported. The cops recovered one kilogram of heroin from the smugglers recognized as Gurvinder Singh of village Noorpur Hakima in Moga district and his affiliate Ranjit Singh of Mehatpur in Jalandhar district.
AIG Counter Intelligence, Jalandhar, chief Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh stated that they acquired a tip off that Gurvinder Singh, who has links with Nigerian Delhi-based smugglers, was smuggling an enormous Heroin consignment in a Tata Sumo alongside together with his affiliate Ranjit Singh.
“Preliminary investigation of the arrested accused revealed that each were involved in drug smuggling from the past few years. They’re already facing instances and had been lodged in jails for these cases”, stated the AIG.
In jails, they met Nigerian Delhi-based smugglers earlier than contacting Victor, in Kapurthala jail through cell phone and began trafficking Heroin from Delhi to Punjab, at his behest. The arrested smugglers had by no means met Victor earlier than and weren’t in Kaputharla Jail with him. They linked up by cellphone, reviews stated.
Victor was arrested in March this 12 months with 2.5kg of heroin Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh stated a separate case has been registered in opposition to Victor beneath The Prisons Act, 1894 as two cellphones and one SIM card had been additionally recovered from him. A case beneath Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 has been registered in opposition to the arrested smugglers at Sultanpur Lodhi Police station.
Gurwinder had come out of jail on bail in April this 12 months, and his affiliate Ranjit bought bail in December 2018.