Gangster accused of murdering Punjabi singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala, Lawrence Bishnoi, transferred to Gujarat for drugs case worth Rs 1.95 crore Maximum security at Balmaty Prison.
He was held in Delhi’s notorious Tihar Jail before being handed over to the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) in April on suspicion of drug smuggling from Pakistan.
On September 14 last year, Gujarat ATS in a joint operation with the Indian Coast Guard intercepted a Pakistani fishing boat in the sea near Jakau port in Kachi district of Gujarat and seized 40 kg of heroin, said to be worth nearly Rs 200 crore. Six Pakistani nationals on board the “Al Tayyasa” were also arrested, PTI news agency reported.
Investigations revealed that the heroin was to be transported by road to Delhi and Punjab with the help of two Delhi residents who were receiving the contraband. The two were later arrested.
Gujarat police said the drugs were smuggled in a scuffle between two drug dealers, including a Nigerian national who is currently being held in a Punjab jail.
Gujarat police found that Lawrence Bishnoi gang member Bharat Bhushan aka Bharat Bhushan played a role in the 2021 drug seizure in Morbi, PTI reported. role. Bhushan recently died in prison, where he was alleged to have run a drug network in a Punjab prison.