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$2.5 million drug delivery dismantled; 3 Punjabis among 5 arrested

Peel Regional Police in Canada recently took a major step in tackling the drug trafficking problem by arresting 5 couriers in a major operation. Out of the 5 who were arrested, 3 are Punjabis and a drug deal of two and a half million was recovered from them.

Apparently, these five drug traffickers were doing this business under the guise of a shipping company from America and selling these drugs in Canada after importing them from America. This drug shipment would be the largest shipment to date. Cash worth $70,000 was recovered from these drug traffickers. Among those arrested, 3 are Punjabi, one Chinese and one is of Pakistani origin.

Reportedly, among these 3 Punjabis, Jaspreet Singh, 28, is a resident of Brampton, Ravinder Boparai, 27, is a resident of Mississauga and Gurdeep Gakhal, 38, is a resident of Keldon.

Peel Police said in a statement that the breakthrough is the result of a months-long investigation launched in November 2021. 383 kilos of cocaine, metamorphine and ketamine were recovered in the operation codenamed “Project Zucarits” by Peel Police, with market value. of $25.25 million.

According to the sources, this group used a trucking company called North King Logistics located at 50 Steeles Avenue in Milton for this work, under which they received drugs from the United States and brought them to Canada concealing them when transporting goods. Apart from that, Frend Furniture, a company located at 2835 Argentia Road in Mississauga, was used as a “transfer center” by commercial tractor-trailers bringing in drugs.

The operation was carried out by the Special Enforcement Bureau of Peel Police. Conducted in cooperation with Homeland Security Investigations and the Border Enforcement Security Task Force.