Man arrested with Narcotic drugs worth ₹7 lakh

A 27-year-old man was arrested for possessing around 500 capsules of banned Methamphetamine drugs worth ₹7.48 lakh.

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Thane: A 27-year-old man was arrested for possessing around 500 capsules of banned Methamphetamine drugs worth ₹7.48 lakh.

He was caught outside a hotel along Dombivli-Panvel road, near Kalyan Phata.

Nitin Thackeray, senior police inspector of Unit 1, said, “We got a tip-off that a man will be selling Methamphetamine outside New Sunil Bar and Restaurant near Kalyan Phata.

Accordingly, we laid a trap and caught accused Sharif Abdul Latif Gazi, a resident of Vashi.”

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Gazi, originally from Kolkata, had around 500 capsules of Methamphetamine weighing 51 grams.

The cost of the drug seized is ₹7.48 lakh.

The Shil Daighar police station booked Gazi under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS).

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