Tramadol racket: Chemists underneath police radar in Amritsar

Tramadol racket: Chemists underneath police radar in Amritsar

Tribune Information Service

Amritsar, January 12

Following the arrest of two extra individuals in reference to the interstate racket of unlawful manufacturing and trafficking of tramadol tablets, town police at the moment are attempting to determine the chemists or others who have been concerned within the unlawful buy and sale of the tablets.

Until now, the police have nabbed seven individuals within the racket, together with Usman Rajput, proprietor of a pharmaceutical agency — Rapport Cures — positioned within the industrial space of Dehradun in Uttarakhand.

Apart from Rajput, others who have been arrested included Nishan Sharma of Sunder Nagar and Rajiv Kumar of the Namak Mandi space right here, Nitin Singh of Rohini, Delhi, Sanjiv Arora of Vikas Puri in Delhi, Rishi Kumar of Muzaffarpur in Bihar (now residing in Budh Vihar of Delhi) and Rajan Kumar of Saran district, Bihar.

The racket was busted following the arrest of Nishan Sharma and Rajiv Kumar on December 21 when the police confiscated 29,920 tablets of tramadol and Rs 29,000 have been seized from their possession. Their interrogation led the police to Usman Rajput who was arrested with 4.05 lakh of tramadol tablets. Mockingly, his licence was already cancelled by the drug authorities in Dehradun. His agency was sealed by the Punjab Police on December 26.

The report seized from the spot led the police occasion to Nitin Singh and Sanjiv Arora who have been working a distribution agency within the identify of ‘A Phrama’. Through the probe, the police discovered no such agency existed bodily. Additional probe resulted led to the arrest of Rishi and Rajan, seizure of three.63 lakh of tramadol tablets and Rs 4 lakh of drug cash from their possession following a raid at their godown in Uttam Nagar, Shiv Vihar, in Delhi.

Police Commissioner Jaskaran Singh stated investigations carried out thus far revealed that that they had fashioned unlawful companies on the premise of faux paperwork. They used to obtain sedative drugs within the identify of those companies and later additional bought them on pretend payments. After six or seven months of operation, they used to close down the agency and created one other pretend agency. They have been planning to create three extra such companies for future unlawful operations, he advised.

He stated the parcels through which they used to courier the medication contained the stamp of basic medication and they’d put tramadol in these parcels.

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