After Punjab now the neighbouring hill state of Himachal Pradesh has come under the radar of narcotic smugglers.
Solan police on Thursday night seized 440 grams heroin from the possession of four Muslim youths identified as Mukaddar Rahman (Army Jawan),Wasim Ahmed,Salahur Khan and Sufwan Khan. The accused smugglers belong to Nilang area of Manipur.
The gang of smugglers was on its way from Delhi to Solan .They were nabbed on a tip off from a local hotel.
The consignment ,according to the sources ,was meant for local supply.The arrested smugglers have not revealed the names of local smuggler.
Mukaddar Rahman, the accused army jawan is posted in Manipur. The police is investigating the case.
Who is the local supplier ?
The arrested smugglers havve not revealed the name of local smugglers .Outsiders cannot sell narcotics without the help of a local smuggler.Sources say the consumption of narcotics has doubled in Solan district after about a dozen private universities and colleges opened in Solan and Baddi.
What Solan police should learn from this incident
There are reports that a number of suspected outsiders are living in Solan. Sources even say that a sizeable number of them are Bangladeshis. They are living under pesudo Hindu names.