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Pune: Drug peddler from Haryana arrested with charas worth Rs 10 lakh

Acting on a tip-off, a police team arrested Itkan on Elphinstone Road in Khadki around 5 pm on Tuesday.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: August 19, 2021 9:37:57 pm
The police said they recovered 1 kilogram of hash from a bag Vikas was carrying.

A drug peddler from Haryana was arrested by Pune City Police’s Crime Branch, which found him in possession of charas worth Rs 10 lakh. Police have identified the accused as Vikas Itkan (22).

Acting on a tip-off, a police team arrested Itkan on Elphinstone Road in Khadki around 5 pm on Tuesday.

During searches, police recovered 1 kg of charas from a bag Itkan was carrying, and the seized contraband is estimated to be worth Rs 10 lakh. Police also seized a cell phone and cash of Rs 500 from Itkan.

Itkan was arrested and a first information report was lodged against him at the Khadki police station under sections of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

Police suspect that Itkan came to Pune from Haryana to supply the drug. Investigation is on to find his contacts in Pune.

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