NCB has discovered a current transaction of round ₹20 lakh transferred by the jeweller to a person arrested in drug case. There are a number of different transactions between them, that are being verified, Wankhede added
By Manish Okay Pathak
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 01:23 AM IST
The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) on Friday arrested a jeweller from Bhiwandi for allegedly financing the manufacturing of mephedrone (MD), and in addition seized industrial amount of the contraband from his store. The company was conducting searches on the jeweller’s residence on the time of going to print.
“As soon as the searches are over, we’ll reveal the precise amount of medicine seized,” mentioned NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede.
He mentioned the jeweller’s title, which officers didn’t reveal, cropped up through the interrogation of Parvez Khan alias Chinku Pathan and disk jockey (DJ) Rohit Verma alias Rahul Verma, each of whom have been arrested by the company in a medication case. The jeweller used to finance Pathan and Verma, Wankhede added.
NCB has discovered a current transaction of round ₹20 lakh transferred by the jeweller to Verma. There are a number of different transactions between them, that are being verified, Wankhede added.
The jeweller shall be produced in court docket on Sunday.
The company can be searching for one other accused, Arif Bhujwala, who calls himself the brand new Pablo Escobar – the infamous Colombian drug lord. The officer mentioned Bhujwala got here in touch with Pathan for drug manufacturing however quickly developed new acquaintances in Dubai and began a laboratory to provide MD on the fourth ground of Noor Manzil constructing in Dongri. He lived in the identical constructing on the fifth ground. Bhujwala spent big sums on buying high-end automobiles and properties value greater than ₹10 crore in south Mumbai, mentioned the officer.
He has put in biometric system at his door and a number of CCTV cameras in and round his home to keep watch over regulation enforcement companies. His gang members used to observe motion of individuals in all the space and that was how he managed to evade arrest. NCB suspects that Bhujwala escaped from again door, when a crew reached the constructing.
NCB can be conducting raids at a number of locations in Pune, because the company has recognized an individual who used provide MD to Pathan
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