CHANDIGARH : In a joint operation, Gurgaon Police and Narcotics Control Bureau detained 44 boys and four girls at a rave party from a farm house near Gurgoan.
Narcotic substances were found in possession of several of those at the party that was held at Tiwari Farm House in Bisar village. The narcotic substances recovered include LSD, crystal methamphetamine, charas, hashish, ganja and cocaine.
The persons detained were mostly youngsters in the age group of 20-26 years who are either students, BPO executives or those who work in event management companies mostly in Delhi. One of them is reported to be a 46-year-old Swiss national. The operation started early on Thursday. The role of the farm house owner is being investigated, said sources.
Investigations revealed that the invitation for the party was circulated on Facebook and WhatsApp, and some of the invitees may not have even directly known to the event organisers. The event organisers were charging an entry fee of `1,000 each and were also selling narcotics to those who wanted to use them. Liquor was also being served in the party without any excise permit. Sources also revealed that around 10-12 such parties were organised earlier by the same event manager. One of the individuals detained by the police could be a member of the event organisers. Blood samples of all those found present in the party are taken. After initial investigations, several of them would be arrested based on the evidence available.
The rave party organiser took precautions to alert police attention. After Delhi Zonal Office of Narcotics Control Bureau received information about a rave party, which was planned to be held in Gurgaon, the information was shared by Rohit Sharma, zonal director, NCB Delhi with Navdeep Singh Virk, Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon, and it was decided to conduct a joint raid and investigation into the matter.
A team consisting Gurgaon Police and NCB officials was formed. Three inspectors and about 35 other police officials including, woman police officers.