Mumbai, 29 August 2021: In accordance with its ongoing zero tolerance policy against drug trafficking in Mumbai, a team of NCB Mumbai conducted a raid in the morning of 28.08.2021 and intercepted one major drug peddler Ajay Raju Singh from near Haji Ali and recovered 25 grams of MD from him. The said accused is a history sheeter as he has been previously involved in a 2018 case of ANC Mumbai wherein huge quantity of Ephedrine was recovered.
A follow up operation was launched in the afternoon of 28.08.2021 based on the preliminary interrogation of the accused Ajay Raju Singh. Based on his revelation, a team of NCB Mumbai raided the house of Arman Kohli in suburban Andheri and recovered small Quantity of Cocaine drug from him. NCB Mumbai has registered Crime No. 82/21 in this case. Arman Kohli has been arrested u/s 21(a), 27(a), 28, 29, 30, & 35 of NDPS Act and Ajay Raju Singh has been arrested under 22b(a), 27A, 28, 29, 30, & 35 of NDPS Act.
Till now, the investigation has revealed that the case has international linkages as the cocaine seized has South American origin. NCB Mumbai is probing the route and linkages used to bring the seized cocaine to Mumbai and the involvement of other traffickers.
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