Mumbai Crime: Man with drugs worth Rs 3.78 lakh arrested in Mahim

Published: Aug 22, 2019, 10:43 IST | Suraj Ojha |

Police have registered an offence against him under sections 8 (C), and 20 of NDPS act at Mahim police station and are investigating the case

Picture of the accused who sold drugs in Mahim. Pic/ Suraj Ojha
Picture of the accused who sold drugs in Mahim. Pic/ Suraj Ojha

Mahim is currently facing major drug-related issues as many youths in the area have already become addicts. Locals have even forwarded a complaint to the main cop in the region. Agencies such as the crime branch and the Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) are a keeping close eye on this stretch. The Mumbai crime branch’s unit VII had received information about a peddler in Mahim with Mephedrone (MD) drugs.

After this, DCP Akbar Pathan instructed PI Satish Tawre to act and laid a proper trap to nab the accused along with the drugs. Tawre later formed a team which included Inspector Manish Shridhankar, API Anand Bagde, Sunayna Sonavne, PSI Nidhi Dhumal, constable Rohidas Hase, Namdev Parbalkar, Sunil Hadkar, Vishal Shinde, Govind Gavari, Lukman Sayyad and Ganesh Patil.

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The team circled the entire premises and laid a trap. When they spotted the suspect near Mahim bus depot, the team immediately detained him. " In the meanwhile, we checked him and found Mephedrone (MD) drugs in his possession which was 210 grams with a value of Rs 3,78,000 in the international market.

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The police have registered an offence against him under sections 8 (C), and 20 of NDPS act at Mahim police station and are investigating the case with the motive of identifying the drug chain.

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