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9 Punjabi Origin held in $61M worth of drugs seized in largest bust in Toronto police history

Nine of the 20 arrested by Toronto Police Service after unravelling a major international drug-smuggling racket are of Punjabi origin. Dubbed as ‘Project Brisa’, police seized more than 1,000 kg of cocaine, crystal meth, and marijuana being transported between Mexico, California, and Canada using modified tractor trailers.Those arrested include Gurbakhash Singh Grewal, 37, of Brampton, Amarbir Singh Sarkaria, 25, of Caledon, Harbaljit Singh Toor, 46, of Caledon, Harwinder Bhullar (female), 43, of Caledon, Sarjant Singh Dhaliwal, 37, of Kitchener, Gurveer Dhaliwal, 26, of Kitchener, Gurmanpreet Grewal, 26, of Kitchener, Sukhwant Brar, 37, of Brampton, Parminder Gill, 33, of Brampton, Ryan Nikolakakos, 28, of Toronto, Zaw Min Htoo, 23, of Toronto, Samet Hysa, 28, of Vaughan and many more.

Twenty people are facing rafts of charges each and more than $61 million worth of cocaine, crystal meth and marijuana was seized in what Toronto police are calling the largest drug seizure in the service’s history.

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