Anti-terror squad seizes 166g charas worth Rs 3 lakh

  • | Thursday | 7th December, 2023

CHHATRAPATI SAMBHAJINAGAR: The state anti-terrorism squads Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar unit has arrested a 23-year-old man and seized 166g of charas (cannabis resin) and a sharp weapon from him on Tuesday night. The market value of the seized contraband is Rs 3.3 lakh. ATS action within the city limits has caught the city police, its crime branch as well as the anti-narcotics cell by surprise.Based on the complaint lodged by ATS assistant inspector Vishal Ingle, a case under the relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act has been registered. The accused has been identified as Arbaz Khan, a resident of Kohinoor Colony, Moghulpura.ATS sources said while working on a piece of credible information, they got to learn about Khan and his activities. A trap was set near the gCH, where Khan had come to deliver the banned drugs. He was arrested at the spot. The ATS team handed him over to the Begumpura police. On Wednesday, Khan was produced before the court, which remanded him in police custody.Police said that three years ago, Khan had been booked and arrested in a murder case. In prison, he got in touch with drug peddlers. Recently, after being acquitted in the murder case, he allegedly got into drug peddling.We also published the following articles recentlyMumbai police arrest drug financier from SolapurThe Mumbai city crime branch has arrested Kiran Kumar Birajdar, the main accused in the drug manufacturing factory in Solapur. Birajdar, who was a partner in the manufacturing firm, had provided the MD Production lab equipment. He was taken into custody from Solapur jail after his name came up in the investigations. Previously, the police had raided a manufacturing factory in Solapur and arrested Rahul Gawli, Atul Gawli, Jain, and Kailasm Vanmali, seizing 8kg of MD and over 100kg of raw materials.Mumbai Police seizes assets worth Rs 3 crore belonging to four held in drugs caseAssets worth Rs 3 crore, linked to the drug haul case, were seized by the Mumbai police. The assets include a farmhouse in Malegaon, 50 tolas of gold, and land plots in Maharashtra. The confiscated items were acquired using funds from the illicit drug trade. Four individuals, including Mohammed Ajmal Kasam Shaikh, are believed to be the masterminds behind the drug syndicate supplying drugs in Mumbai for years.Malerkotla police raids result in arrest of 17 individuals involved in drug peddling, possession of illegal armsThe Malerkotla police conducted a series of raids resulting in the arrest of 17 persons, including individuals already in custody, for charges ranging from drug peddling to illegal possession of arms and ammunition. The accused individuals were involved in various criminal activities such as drug peddling, illegal arms possession, cow slaughter, fraud, and theft. The raids successfully dismantled major drug networks and provided crucial information during the interrogation of the accused. One of the apprehended individuals was sought by the Rajasthan Police for a high-profile dacoity case, highlighting the effectiveness of the operations.

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