Hotel administration graduate utilized insurance policy revenue to fund drug racket

The police arrested a resort administration graduate who allegedly made use of the income he been given from an coverage declare to begin a drug-peddling racket.

The accused, Sachin, 25, a resident of Nayandahalli, was arrested along with his associate Anand, 23, an autorickshaw driver from Hebbagodi, although offering medicines to area peddlers in Devanahalli on Tuesday. The law enforcement recovered 101 kg of marijuana value ₹40 lakh from them.

Sachin’s brother, Sagar, who is reportedly section of the racket is on the operate. Attempts are on to keep track of him down, said Deputy Commissioner of Law enforcement (North East) C.K. Baba.

In accordance to the police, Sachin, soon after completing a resort administration program in Chennai went to Malaysia as component of his internship. He later on moved to Bengaluru and received a career in the hospitality sector.

“Sachin begun using marijuana and commenced promoting it in little portions to fuel his addition. He befriended Anand who is also addicted to medicine and the duo made the decision to buy and peddle cannabis on a huge scale,” Mr. Baba stated.

Further inquiries disclosed that Sachin experienced a non-fatal accident lately and gained an insurance coverage claim. He invested the dollars to purchase drugs from his get hold of in Vizag. He transported the consignment to Bengaluru undetected in a items van.

The racket came to light-weight when the police been given facts about peddlers coming to Devanahalli to sell cannabis to college students traveling to Nandi Hills. A team retained watch in the vicinity of Rani Cross, where Sachin and the many others would offer cannabis.

A couple of several hours afterwards, he and Anand arrived at the location on a bicycle, but observed the police and tried to escape. The police gave chase, caught the duo, and seized 5 kg of ganja from them.


Throughout a a subsequent raid at Sachin’s property in Nayandahalli, the law enforcement recovered the remaining 96 kg of medications. Even so, Sagar who was remaining with Sachin and also portion of the racket managed to escape.