Navi Mumbai: The Anti-Narcotics Cell of the Navi Mumbai Police arrested a 29-year-old man for allegedly trying to sell Mephedrone (MD) near APMC Market. The police also seized one kg of Mephedrone worth Rs 1 crore.
The arrested accused was identified as Shamsuddin Abdul Kader Ettingal.
Based on the information, the Anti-Narcotics Cell laid a trap near the Satra Plaza Complex in APMC and around 4:30 pm, the accused Ettingal was noticed roaming there suspiciously. He was detained and when frisked, the police found the drugs.
According to police, the estimated cost of 1 kg of drugs was around Rs 1,01 crore. During interrogation, the accused revealed that he procured the drug from a person called Raju in Vasai.
A case was registered against Ettingal under relevant sections of the NDPS Act.