Mephedrone Worth Rs 120 Cr Seized In Mumbai, 6 Including Pilot Arrested

Mumbai: Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday seized around 60kg of high-quality Mephedrone, commonly known as MD and arrested six persons including the kingpin and his key associate.

In the operation, they also neutralised an inter-state drug cartel.

The seized contraband is worth Rs 120 crores approximately, the officials said.

Actin on reliable inputs, NCB alerted the agency about suspicious activites of a few persons. The central agency then began actively probing with the naval unit. During the course, they learnt about a bulk assignment which is about to be transported from Gujarat.

NCB then drew a plan to arrest everyone including the kingpin with the contraband. The NCB initially seized 10.350 kg and arrested four key associates on October 3.

One accused, Bhaskar V, was arrested from Gujarat and three others SG Mahida (Pilot), SM Chowdhury & Muthu PD from Mumbai.

On October 6, the NCB officials seized 50 kg more kgs from the cartel’s godown. The accused had revealed during interrogation about major drug linkages who operated in the city.

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