DCP D Mary Prasanthi said that Arunachalam has been into transport business for the past eight years and visited Vijayawada four times from last March to January.
The Banjara Hills police were expecting clear answers during the interrogation, but received replies stating that they weren’t, in any way, involved with the drugs found on the premises on April 4.
The data obtained from the State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB) from 2016 to 2022 January shows the state is turning into a hub of drug dealers as well as consumers.
The 24-year-old was arrested by the NCB on October 3 last year, following a raid on a cruise ship off the coast of Mumbai.
A woman was arrested in Idukki on Friday for allegedly framing her husband in a fake drug case to live with her lover. The couple has two children.
The city court did not grant the police the custody of seven consumers and two office boys who were arrested during the bust.
Nagaenthran was arrested in 2009 with a stash of heroin strapped to his thigh. He was convicted of trafficking 42.72g of heroin in 2010 and sentenced to the death penalty.
The special team set up to look into the allegations of extortion interrogated around 20 people but no case has been filed as no evidence was found, the Mumbai Police said.
Officers said the Omani was nabbed by Manguluru police for possession of MDMA and ganja.
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Jaiswal was one of the seven persons including Aryan Khan whom the NCB had apprehended on October 2 before boarding the cruise ship.
Patil affirmed that he is ready to record his statement before the police and any investigation agency.
The team which flew in from Delhi, visited the NCB's zonal office in south Mumbai in the afternoon, an official said.
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