In two separate operations within the western suburbs of Mumbai, the Indian Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officers have arrested two individuals, together with a Nigerian nationwide.
They had been arrested for allegedly peddling brown sugar and Mephedrone (MD), Free Press Journal reviews.
The company seized 102 grammes of brown sugar, 64 grammes of MD and intermediate amount of cocaine from the accused individuals.
Speaking in regards to the operations, Zonal Director of Mumbai NCB, Sameer Wankhede mentioned, “On the basis of reliable information, a team of NCB mounted surveillance near a building in Bandra West on Tuesday and intercepted one Kadar Majid Shaikh and seized 102 grammes of brown sugar (Heroin) from his house. A case has been registered against Shaikh by the NCB.”
In one other operation, on receipt of dependable data, a staff of NCB Mumbai stored vigil close to a mall at New Link Road, Oshiwara in Andheri West on Wednesday and intercepted a Nigerian nationwide Eze John and seized 64 grammes of Mephedrone (industrial amount) and intermediate amount of cocaine from his possession, NCB officers claimed.
“John had tried to flee but our team chased him for half a kilometre and managed to apprehend him. It has been observed that those foreigners who are into peddling of drugs, live in high profile areas of Mumbai such as Bandra and Andheri and from these places they would easily reach their high profile clients to supply drugs,” Wankhede mentioned.