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ANC nabs Govandi loader for peddling mephedrone worth ₹2 lakh

The police seized the drugs and a mobile phone worth Rs10,000 from the accused

mumbai Updated: Apr 19, 2017 11:16 IST
Jayprakash S Naidu
The accused was booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.
The accused was booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.(HT File Photo)

The anti-narcotics cell (ANC) of the Mumbai police crime branch arrested a loader on Tuesday, for peddling 105 grams of mephedrone (MD) — a party drug also known as meow meow — worth Rs2 lakh.

The police seized the drugs and a mobile phone worth Rs10,000 from the accused, Jahangir Shah Aalam Shaikh, 22. Officials said Shaikh is a Govandi resident.

Acting on a tip-off received by ANC chief, deputy commissioner of police Shivdeep Lande, officials of the cell’s Worli unit laid a trap and caught Shaikh at the Ghodapdeo bus stop at Reay Road.

He was booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

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