Cops seize cocaine worth Rs 6 crore from Mazgaon

Aug 05, 2012, 08:02 IST | A correspondent

The anti narcotics cell (ANC), Azad Maidan division of Mumbai police, arrested two foreign nationals for possessing 1,000 gm of cocaine worth Rs 6 crore on Saturday morning. The police claim that this operation is the biggest cocaine haul this year in Mumbai

The two accused were identified as Jey Charlie Steven (38) and Babajide Duro George (47). While Steven is a Zambian, George is a Nigerian national.

after a reliable tip-off from an informer, the police team headed by senior inspector Sunil Kavalekar laid a trap near Bharat petrol pump at Wadibunder in Mazgaon around 9 am, where the accused were supposed to meet, and arrested them. 

“The two accused have been booked under sections of 8 (c), r/w 21 Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act 1985,” said Kavalekar. 

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