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The Delhi Police claimed to have busted two gangs of drug peddlers with the arrest of three persons.

Written by Express News Service | July 12, 2011 3:22:37 am

Drugs worth Rs 4 cr recovered,3 held

New Delhi: The Delhi Police claimed to have busted two gangs of drug peddlers with the arrest of three persons. Police said drugs worth more than Rs 4 crore were recovered from them. According to police,105 kg of ganja valued at Rs 5 lakh was seized from two persons in Shalimar Bagh last Friday; 40 kg opium worth Rs 4 crore was recovered from a man at Kali Mata Mandir on Outer Ring Road a day later. Om Prakash (48) was arrested with the opium and Aslam (42) and Mohd Salamuddin (30) were apprehended with the ganja. A case has been registered,police said.

Two minors held for chain snatching

New Delhi: Two minor boys were detained on Saturday for their alleged involvement in a chain snatching case in West Delhi. A woman who was walking in Nangal Raya area with her son had filed a police complaint on Friday,alleging two motorcycle-borne youths snatched her gold chain and fled. “A police team traced the the motorcycle to Sagarpur area. The accused are juveniles,” an officer said.

HC seeks reply for not hiring special educators

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to the UPSC,Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board,MCD,NDMC and the Delhi government for their failure to appoint special teachers for disabled students in the city schools. Seeking their response by October 10,the court also asked them to file status reports within a month detailing actions taken by them. The order came after Ashok Agarwal,counsel for the NGO Social Jurist,filed an affidavit.

AIIMS docs plan hunger strike for colleague

New Delhi: Resident doctors at AIIMS are planning an indefinite,relay hunger strike starting Monday evening to protest the sacking of Neurosurgery doctor Shejoy Joshua for allegedly molesting an eight-year-old patient. On Monday,the resident doctors also held a protest outside the director’s office,after OPD hours. Director Dr R C Deka said: “The sacking order was issued by Health Minister (Ghulam Nabi Azad).Till he comes back,it is not in my hands to consider his reinstatement.”

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