NEW DELHI: A 37-year-old woman was caught selling injection drugs in the nation’s capital, an official said on Monday. The woman has been identified as Nisha alias Laxmi.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Outer District) Sameer Sharma said police learned that illegal injections were being sold to young students and minors to turn them into drug addicts. Later, these drug addicts indulged in crime and became habitual criminals.
On July 2, information was received about a woman selling illegal injection drugs. Furthermore, it was said that she was a habitual drug dealer and was also arrested in connection with an NDPS case.
Subsequently, the police set a trap and around 10 p.m. the suspicious woman was spotted. “The accused woman attempted to flee after seeing the group of police officers but was quickly subdued,” the DCP said.
During the search of his bag, 20 needles, 20 syringes, 20 injections of Avil, 20 injections of Buprenorphine (2 ml – 5 X 4) were recovered.
As a result, a case under Section 20(c) of the NDPS Act was filed at Raj Park Police Station where the accused was arrested. Further investigation is underway to catch the drug supplier, the official added.