Express press service
HYDERABAD: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which raided the home of a city-based businessman Ashish Jain and his pharmaceutical company, JR Infinity Pvt Ltd in Domalguda on Thursday, dismantled a major international pharmaceutical drug racket that has diverted and the supply of mind-altering drugs to the United States and other countries for recreational purposes. NCB detectives arrested Ashish Jain on Sunday.
NCB, which has previously seized drug trafficking proceeds of Rs 3.71 crore in cash from his residence, found that over the past two years, Jain carried out more than 1,000 diversions and illegal shipments of drugs from the India to the United States as well as in the United States. Investigations have so far revealed that the accused is a key player in an international pharmaceutical drug trafficking ring and has trafficked in oxycodone, hydrocodone, alprazolam, diazepam, lorazepam, clonazepam, zolpidem and tramadol to its international customers.
BCN officials said on Sunday that during their raids they had seized several laptops, cell phones and other electronic gadgets used to operate the illegal online pharmacy. A case has been registered and Jain has been arrested, they added. The investigation also revealed that JR Infinity employees contacted customers in the United States and other countries via email and VoIP calls and offered various pharmaceutical drugs, including those covered by NDPS for recreational purposes. . When customers accept the product and prices offered, employees collect customer details such as names, shipping address and email ids and share payment links with them. Depending on the customer’s preference, several payment methods have been offered by JR Infinity, including Account Transfer, Credit Card, Paypal, and Bitcoins.
After confirming payment by customer, JR infinity used to illegally divert and ship pharmaceutical drugs to customers in USA and other countries. Further investigation, including digital evidence investigation, is ongoing and more evidence of operations such as the source of the drugs and the main accused’s accomplices in India and abroad is expected over the course of the investigation. investigation, an official NCB statement said.