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Mumbai rave party: IPL players, others let off after medical test

  • PTI, Mumbai
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  • Updated: May 21, 2012 02:44 IST

IPL players Wayne Parnell and Rahul Sharma of Pune Warriors team, who were detained along with 94 others during a raid on a rave party in suburban Juhu, were
let off today after collection of their blood and urine samples.

In another development, Vishay Handa, director of city-based Oakwood Premier Hotel, where the rave party was held last night was arrested under Narcotic Drugs and
Psychotropic Substances Act.

A police officer said, "All those who were detained last night during the rave party were allowed to go after their blood and urine samples were taken." "Among those who were allowed to go include two IPL cricketers - Wayne Parnell and leg-spinner Rahul Sharma (both play for Pune Warriors India)," the officer said.

"The blood and urine samples were taken to Cooper, Bhabha and J J hospitals, to examine if they consumed the drugs," the officer said. Police had said last night that two IPL players from the Pune Warriors team, one of them a foreigner, were among the 96 persons who were detained following a raid.

"Approximately 110 grams of cocaine along with MDMA, popularly known as ecstasy, and charas were seized," Additional Commissioner of Police Vishwas Nagre Patil had
said.

 

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