Hyderabad: Excise cops on Monday arrested a couple for supplying drugs in the city and seized 106 grams of cocaine along with Rs 70,000 cash. The couple mainly supplied it to techies based in Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
“We nabbed him along with his girlfriend in Sanathnagar at a residence and seized 106 grams of cocaine along with Rs 70,000 cash, a mobile and a two-wheeler,” Deputy commissioner, excise, C. Vivekananda Reddy told a leading daily.
Cops said that they planned the arrest for over six months. Prior to getting to the kingpin of the drug racket, cops had apprehended two drug peddlers who gave inputs to the main peddler.
Police said that the couple was running the racket for the last three years.
After Hyderabad excise cops arrested many drug peddlers who were originally from Africa, the couple had themselves come to the city to distribute it. Toure along with his girlfrind Aminata were arrested then.
Earlier, on June 19, excise enforcement officials arrested a couple and seized nine grams cocaine at Banjara Hills area near Saibaba Temple in Hyderabad.