Police adds Mamta Kulkarni’s name as accused in Rs 2000 cr Ephedrine drugs case

  • Arvind Walmiki, Hindustan Times, Thane
  • Updated: Jun 18, 2016 18:57 IST
During the 1990s, Mamta Kulkarni was paired with some of the top Bollywood stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan. (YouTube)

Thane Police added on Saturday former Bollywood actress Mamata Kulkarni’s name to an FIR a Rs 2000 crore drugs smuggling case.

Police seized the ephedrine drugs on April 12 from Avon Life science limited company. Kulkarni was one of the directors of the firm and owns shares worth ?11 lakh, police said.

Police have already issued a red corner notice for Vicky Goswami, Kulkarni’s husband. The couple are currently in Kenya.

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“We have added Mamta’s name to the FIR and are in process of issuing a red corner notice. We came to know that the meeting that took place in January and April about smuggling the drugs was attended by Mamta and Vicky,” said Thane commissioner of police Parambir Singh.

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Colombian and Moroccan drug dealers were involved in the case and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration shared pictures of Abdulla, an international dealer from Kenya, he added.

India’s Anti-Narcotics Cell is investigating the case. A total of seven suspects are wanted and ten people have been arrested the case.

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