Three folks have been arrested with Hashish worth Rs 1.60 crore by the Mumbai Crime Department.
Police officers suspect that the massive quantity of contraband was being introduced into Mumbai from different states. (Consultant photograph)
Unit 12 of Mumbai Crime Department has busted a drug provide racket and have arrested three individuals with Hashish worth crores. Officers from Unit 12 of the Crime Department obtained enter that medication had been being introduced at a spot in Dahisar East in North-Western Mumbai and accordingly a entice was laid. At round 00:05 hours on Tuesday, three males carrying leather-based baggage had been noticed and matched the main points offered by the informer.
“As our group tried to apprehend the three males, they began fleeing. We nabbed them at a brief distance they usually had been frisked and their baggage searched in entrance on witnesses” mentioned Senior Police Inspector Mahesh Tawde from Unit 12 of the Mumbai Crime Department. He added, “One of many accused’s bag contained some semi-solid darkish wanting substance of round three kilograms whereas the same substance was discovered within the baggage of the 2 others weighing 1 kilogram every. This substance was suspected to be Hashish and upon verification, with a narcotic substances take a look at package, it was ascertained that it was Hashish”.
The three accused individuals have been recognized as Ikhlakh Shaikh, 24 a resident of Nallasopara in Palghar district, Zikarulla Shaikh,19 a resident of Motihari district in Bihar and Shamshad Shaikh, 31 a resident of Vasai in Palghar district.
Police officers suspect that a considerable amount of contraband was being introduced into Mumbai from different states through numerous routes together with trains and roadways. Checks are being carried out on highways and police have revitalised the informant community to trace actions of drug contraband being smuggled into Mumbai to provoke motion of cartels concerned.
The accused trio are being interrogated additional to know particulars of their provider and the individuals to whom they had been going at hand over the contraband.
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