Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Police on Thursday busted a drug racket and arrested 8 persons including a most-wanted drug peddler. The police also seized 10 grams of cocaine and 11 mobile phones. The arrested were identified as Chukwu Ogbonna David alias Tony, 37, a Nigerian national, Niranjan Kumar Jain, Shashwat Jain, Yagyanand Agarwal, Dhandul Surya Sumanth Reddy, Bandi Bhargav, Venkat Chalsani and Thamminedi Sagar.
Announcing the arrest of the gang, City Police Commissioner CV Anand said, “Tony was getting the drug from one person identified as ‘Star Boy,’ also an African, who sends drug consignments through containers in ships to Mumbai,” he said. “Tony carried out his activity mostly in the South Indian States. We are also probing if the consumers were hosting parties and using the drug,” the CP said.