FBI & Canadian Police arrest 3 Indians for smuggling drugs worth Rs 133 crore in joint operation

The 3 Indians will be extradited to USA by their investigative agency FBI

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Three people of Indian origin have been arrested in Canada on the charges of drug smuggling. They are allegedly involved in a drug smuggling racket which has smuggled drugs worth Rs 133 crore. These people used to transport drugs from Mexico and to Canada and USA.

 

The Canadian police and USA's investigative agency FBI are running 'Dead Hand Operation' to catch drug smugglers. Under this operation, they successfully nabbed Ayush Sharma, Guramrit Sidhu and Subham Kumar on January 2 in Canada. They will be extradited to the USA. Along with them, 7 other people have also been arrested during the joint operation.

 

Giving information about this case, American lawyer Martin Estrada said that all those arrested are associated with a drug trafficking racket. The drugs were reportedly supplied by Mexican dealers. Distributors and brokers based in Los Angeles, USA used to deliver the drugs through Canadian truck drivers. In this way Mexican drugs were being sold in Canada and USA.

 

25-year-old Ayush and 29-year-old Subham were truck drivers in Canada. They used to transport drugs coming from Mexico to America and sell them in Canada. 60-year-old Guramrit used to buy drugs from Mexico and the entire transportation of drugs was done under his supervision. He was known as 'King'.

 

During the arrest, the police recovered Rs 9 lakh 40 thousand in cash from the three Indians. Apart from this, 70 kg of cocaine and 4 kg of heroin were also recovered.

 

In similar vein, a British court sentenced an Indian couple to 33 years imprisonment on January 31 on account of drug smuggling. According to Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA), Aarti Dheer and Kawaljit Singh Raizada had smuggled 514 kg of cocaine worth Rs 600 crore to Australia. Both were arrested in Henwell city of Britain in 2021. The couple were also accused of murdering their 11-year-old stepson. Regarding this, the Indian government had demanded the British government to extradite the couple.


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