Kolkata: Following a tip off, Kolkata police nabbed the kingpin of a drug racket from Behala. Police seized two and half kilograms of charas and cash worth three lakh rupees.
In a joint operation, Behala police along with sleuths from Lalbazar arrested Dipti Das belived to be the head of the gang, and her son Bapon Das.
Police have long been trying to strike down a gang smuggling contrabands in the city. The arrests were claimed to be a major breakthrough for the cops. Sources within police said, Dipti is the local boss of the gang in Behala,Thakurpukur and Tollygaunj area of the city. Scores of rickshaw pullers and local yoths have been employed by the gang to distribute the drugs in the city.
The arrested have been produced at the Alipore court from where they have been remanded to police custody till April 16.s