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Published on: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 10:03 PM IST

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16 October 2021 10:03 PM IST

NCB raids 2 places in Palghar, seizes 505 gm mephedrone; 1 held

Over 500 grams of mephedrone were seized in two separate Narcotics Control Bureau operations in neighbouring Palghar district, leading to the arrest of one man, an official said on Saturday.

The arrested accused was identified as Mohammed Ajaz Yakub Shaikh, a resident of JJ Road in south Mumbai, he said.

16 October 2021 10:03 PM IST

Will work for poor, shun wrong path, Aryan tells officials during counselling in prison

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan assured NCB officials during counseling that he would work for the welfare of the poor and never do anything that would besmirch his name in the future, an official said on Saturday.

Aryan (23) is currently lodged in Arthur Road prison here after he was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau following alleged drug seizure from a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast on October 2.

16 October 2021 10:03 PM IST
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16 October 2021 07:05 PM IST

I insisted that Uddhav become CM of Maha when MVA was formed: Pawar's snipe at Fadnavis

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Saturday said he had insisted that Uddhav Thackeray become chief minister of Maharashtra after Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) was formed two years ago, hours after BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis claimed Thackeray covertly nurtured ambitions to become a CM but kept talking about installing a "Shiv Sainik" on the post.

Speaking to reporters in Pimpri Chinchwad city in the Pune district, Pawar reiterated his allegations that the Centre was misusing various agencies to destabilise the tripartite government of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress in Maharashtra.

16 October 2021 07:05 PM IST

Releasing HIV+ woman involved in sex trade poses danger to society: Court

A sessions court in Mumbai upheld a magistrate's order to detain a HIV positive woman, allegedly involved in prostitution, and noted that setting her at large is likely to pose a danger to society.

The woman, as per her lawyer, is an actor and her father is a policeman.

16 October 2021 07:05 PM IST
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16 October 2021 05:09 PM IST
16 October 2021 05:09 PM IST

Drug peddlers a hazard for society, youth, says court; sentences peddler to 10 years in jail

Drug peddlers are hazardous to society at large and to youth in particular, observed a special NDPS court while awarding ten years imprisonment to a man found in possession of contraband at the international airport here in 2004.

Ebrahim Ali Khan (53) was found guilty under various provisions of the NDPS Act and Customs Act by Special Judge A A Joglekar and sentenced to 10 years in jail and also fined Rs 1 lakh.

"The proved offence against the accused is certainly a social menace. By indulging in such illicit trafficking, such drug peddlers and traffickers are hazards to the entire society at large in general and youths in particular," the judge noted.

16 October 2021 03:06 PM IST

NCB raids 3 locations in Mumbai

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) conducted raids at three locations in Mumbai on Saturday.

The raids have been going on since today morning, said the NCB.

The three locations included Andheri and Juhu.

The NCB is currently probing a case related to the seizure of drugs following a raid at a party on the Cordelia cruise ship off the Mumbai coast on October 2.

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