New Delhi: Crime branch has apprehended a drug trafficker named Pappu Khan, a resident of Khajuri Khas for the supply of heroin in Delhi. At least 170 grams of moderate quality heroin was recovered from his possession, the estimated cost of which is Rs 15 lakh.
The trafficker indulged in the sale and supply of heroin in bulk and also peddled drugs himself.
The crime branch had a lead about him, coming to a bus stop in Seemapuri, Delhi to deliver a consignment to someone. Therefore the team of crime branch laid a trap and nabbed him when he reached the spot.
During interrogation, Pappu revealed that he is a resident of Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. In 2000, he came to Delhi and started working with Jal Board as a labourer. In 2005, he purchased a truck on instalment but decided to sell it after some time, after which he got hooked to consuming heroin.
Later on, he came in contact with a drug dealer from Uttar Pradesh who lured him into the trade with easy money and he became a drug trafficker.
A case has been registered by the crime branch against Pappu Khan under relevant sections.