Mumbai Crime: Two auto drivers peddle drugs in Oshiwara, held

Published: Mar 07, 2020, 12:45 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

A police officer said that they had received a tip-off about an auto-rickshaw driver who was delivering drugs.

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Two auto-rickshaw drivers were arrested by the Oshiwara police for delivering cocaine in the suburbs of Bandra, Khar, Juhu, Santacruz, DN Nagar, Versova, Oshiwara, Amboli, said a report in Hindustan Times.

According to the police, the accused 47-year-old Girdhari Mandal and Sanjay Mandal are residents of Kalina in Santacruz. A police officer said that they had received a tip-off about an auto-rickshaw driver who was delivering drugs.

The police laid a trap at around 1:30 am in the night and nabbed Girdhari from petrol pump near Lokhandwala Complex. The police seized 30 grams of cocaine worth Rs 2.4 lakh. Another officer said, "We arrested Sanjay from Jogeshwari. A Nigerian national Toni alias Chas is involved in supplying the drugs to him."

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