The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) had arrested three smugglers including two women for being part of a well founded and organised cannabis trafficking racket.
Those three drugs smugglers used to send high-quality cannabis by courier for the orders that were placed through the dark web.
Following a dependable input, a special green kind of drugs that were smuggled into India from California in the US and Canada by courier.
The NCB’s Kolkata's unit kept monitoring on various courier services and has finally seized 42 overseas parcels at FPO Kolkata in a 3-day operation which took off from July 27 to 30.
An officer said, "The parcels were falsely mentioned as containing cosmetics and toys, among other items. Three persons were arrested."
As per the NCB officials, they have seized special kind of narcotics substance of approximately 20 kg each in all the 42 parcels of a “costlier strain” which is known as the World’s Strongest Marijuana Strain.
The allegedly involved have been identified as Shraddha Surana who was running this whole racket under the fake name Simran Singh and also found to be holding a fake Aadhaar card with same name.
The second accused identified as Tareena Bhatnagar who ordered three parcels from Telegram (Televend), which is a dark web platform that she created in her name.
And the last accused, Karan Kumar Gupta who used to deliver these cannabis to different places in Kolkata as directed by Shraddha and get paid for the same.
According to sources, drugs were ordered through the dark web and used to arrive by courier to surpass the DLEO (Drug Law Enforcement Officer) surveillance.
The senior NCB officials alleged that smugglers were using several dark web channels and the orders were placed with the accused who forwarded them to their overseas contacts for delivery.