Mumbai, July 14: The Anti-Narcotic Cell of Mumbai branch have arrested two people and found 2.25 kilogram Afghani hashish worth around Rs 1 crore. The police said the accused were active in western suburbs and were selling the drug across Bandra to Andheri stress.
The police said the arrested accused are identified as Mohammed Jafhar Abdul Kalam Siddique 26 and Samir Shabbir Shaikh 25, both residents of Solapur chawl in Gavdevi Dongar in Andheri west.
The Bandra unit, ANC sleuths laid a trap near Gaondevi, Dongar in Andheri, west and arrested the two. "We have seized the hashish from Shaikh, who claims he bought it from Siddique. We found Siddique is well known peddler from Dongar in Andheri. The duo used to supply the high quality Afghani hashish in western suburbs. They claim it to be brought from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. We are checking the international link," said an official.
Datta Nalawade, deputy commissioner of police, ANC confirmed about a case being registered under section of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Act. "We have seized a total of 2.25 kilograms of hashish worth Rs 1.01 crore. We are checking the supply chain and the international link to the supply," added Nalawade.