Mumbai Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Sunday arrested an alleged drug peddler with medicine value Rs 1 crore.
The accused have been recognized as Hussain Bi.
Acting on the particular info, a crew of NCB Mumbai mounted surveillance close to Nagpada Junction, Mumbai and intercepted a girl and seized 1.8 Kgs of cannabis at Nagpada junction, Mumbai, the NCB stated.
As per the preliminary investigation seized cannabis had arrived from Jammu and Kashmir.
“During the operation, it was uncovered that off late the drug mafias are using minor children and women for trafficking of drugs,” stated Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director of NCB, Mumbai.
NCB has registered the case and interrogation is on.
In one other operation on July 10, NCB launched a drive on the Mahim space of Mumbai and intercepted one drug peddler specifically Wasim Mohammad Shamim Nagor from the Mahim seashore together with the intermediate amount of cannabis.
“Acting on the complaints from Mahin residents, a team of NCB officials kept surveillance. NCB team also found many children and teenage users at the place. They were counselled for the ill effects of drug abuse and their parents were also informed about the situation,” stated Wankhede.
The preliminary investigation had revealed that the drug peddler was peddling medicine to a lot of younger youngsters within the space and was slowly making them hooked on the medicine.
Further investigation is underway.
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