Drugs worth over Rs 150 cr seized from Mumbai, neighbouring areas in last 1 year, over 300 held: NCB
The items being seized include cash and jewellery earned from the sale of drugs.
In Odisha, districts like Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada and Kandhamal have been producing huge volumes of ganja prompting State Police and national agencies to up their ante.
Calling for an all-party meeting, he accused the ruling LDF government of doing nothing to stop those who are trying to aggravate the communal enmity.
The cops also seized 25 small hashish oil containers and two mobile phones.
The worth of the seized contraband is estimated to be around Rs 1 crore.
Bollywood actor Armaan Kohli was arrested on Saturday following NCB's raid on his Mumbai residence and seizure of drugs, after which the actor, on Monday, was sent to the NCB's custody till Sept 1.
The police suspect that the accused are not only consumers but also peddlers who are attending high-end parties frequently to sell the drugs.
According to the NCB, Ajay Singh is a drug supplier who had given information about the 49-year-old actor's alleged involvement in the narcotics case.
Kohli was questioned by the NCB on Saturday after banned drugs were allegedly recovered from his house in Mumbai.
The decriminalization of kratom, which involved removing the drug from the official list of controlled narcotics, is the country’s latest move to liberalize its drug laws.
Sources said the seizure was made at Panj Grayan border, when Pakistani smugglers were pushing in the drugs wrapped in plastic packets into the Indian territory.
The Narcotics cell of Delhi Police Crime Branch arrested a drug supplier with 1kg fine quality heroin worth Rs 1 crore.
It was found that the unit is in operation for the past few months and the substance manufactured there is being transported to Mumbai and northern cities.
A police officer said that they have received details of youngsters, both girls and boys, who are regular customers.
Two police officials in each police station have been deployed exclusively for Onam-related surveillance.