A team of Special Cell/Northern Range, led by Inspr. Jeetendra Tiwari and Insp. Vivekanand Pathak under the supervision of Shri Pankaj Sood, ACP has arrested one of the most infamous Bareilly based Interstate drug trafficker namely Riyaz Khan @ Babu, aged 30 years, r/o Distt. Bareilly, UP from Atish Bhaijaan Mohalla, Katra, Bareilly, UP. Riyaz Khan was wanted in case FIR No. 06/18 u/s 21 & 29 NDPS Act PS Special Cell, Delhi and Rs 1,00,000/- reward was declared by Delhi Police for his arrest. One kg of fine quality heroin worth more than Rs 4 crores in the International market have been recovered at his instance from his house at Bareilly, UP and mobile phones with SIM cards used for drug trafficking have also been recovered.
Special Cell in its crusade against drug suppliers had busted several national/inter-national narcotic drug cartels in this year by arresting several notorious members of these drug cartels and recovered huge consignments of fine quality of heroin.
It is to recollect that after painstaking efforts by sleuths of Special Cell of Northern Range three notorious drug traffickers namely Savej, Ashique Ali and Anwar @ Mama were arrested on 10th of January’2018. 04 kgs of fine quality heroin drugs were recovered from their possession. A case FIR No. 06 dated 10/01/2018 u/s 21 & 29/61/85 NDPS Act PS Special Cell was registered. Sustained interrogation arrested accused persons disclosed that they brought heroin other narcotic drugs from Jharkhand at the instance of infamous drug supplier of Bareilly namely Riyaz Khan @ Babu. Both technical and human surveillance was mounted to arrest Riyaz Khan. Secret informers were also deployed to trace/find out the possible hide outs of Riyaz Khan @ Babu in Bareilly and adjoining districts.
On 24/03/2018, a specific information was received that Riyaz Khan @ Babu, is hiding in his brother’s house in the area of Atish Bhaijaan Mohalla, Katra, Bareilly, UP. A raiding party was accordingly constituted and a raid was conducted at his brother’s house and apprehended Riyaz Khan @ Babu. During his personal search two mobile phones were recovered from his possession which were used by him for drug trafficking activities.
Riyaz Khan @ Babu is permanent resident of village Padehra, Distt. Bareilly, UP, He is involved in this illegal trade of drug supply for last 05-06 years. He is highly educated. He has done B-Tech from Allahabad University and done post graduation from Bareilly, UP. He has agricultural land in his village. After finishing his studies, he could not find any suitable job. He started helping his younger brother in agriculture. He was lured by Farid, a resident of same village in this illegal trade of drug trafficking for easy money. For sometime he worked with Farid but gradually he developed his own network of drug traffickers. Presently, he procured heroin from Farid and further supplied the same to his contacts in UP and Delhi through his carriers. He further disclosed that he had supplied heroin to already arrested Savej, Ashique Ali and Anwar @ Mama. However, he had further disclosed that Anwar @ Mama is also one of the infamous character of this illegal trade and he himself received consignment from Anwar @ Mama on several previous occasions.