Mumbai: Police Seize 280 Grams Of Heroin Worth ₹1.12 Cr; 2 Arrested

Mumbai: Police Seize 280 Grams Of Heroin Worth ₹1.12 Cr; 2 Arrested

The police registered a case against the accusers under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act) and presented them in court. Upon hearing the case, the court sent the accusers to police custody until June 3.

ANIUpdated: Thursday, May 30, 2024, 12:00 PM IST
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Mumbai: The Kandivali unit of the Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) of the Mumbai Crime Branch arrested two drug suppliers from the Borivali area of Mumbai, Maharashtra, with 'Heroin' drugs.

Reportedly, the cost of seized narcotics was worth Rs 1 crore 12 lakhs in the international markets, weighing around 280 grams.

Case Registered

The police registered a case against the accusers under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act) and presented them in court. Upon hearing the case, the court sent the accusers to police custody until June 3.

Initially, the Crime Branch team got the lead from sources regarding the drug peddling. As soon as the Crime Branch Team received information regarding the drug suppliers heading towards Borivali to supply the narcotics, they went to the designated spot.

Taking the matter into cognizance, the team laid a trap and after waiting for a few hours, they identified the two suspicious men standing there and arrested them immediately. Upon interrogation and investigation, the Crime Branch team recovered 280 grams of 'Heroin' drugs from them.

Reportedly, both the accusers were residents of Uttarakhand and have been living in a rented room in the Palghar district of Maharashtra for the last two months.

Now the team of the Crime Branch is further investigating the matter and trying to find out the source and gangs involved in this drug racket.

Further details are awaited.

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