A workforce of the Narcotics Management Bureau — which has been investigating the use and provide of medicine within the movie trade — was on Sunday attacked by a mob throughout an operation. In line with the anti-drugs company sources, the workforce was attacked by round 50-60 folks throughout a raid on the property of an alleged medicine provider in Mumbai’s Goregaon. Two officers have been injured within the assault.
The Zonal Director of the anti-drugs company, Sameer Wankhede, was main the operation together with 5 officers from the company when a 20-year-old peddler, recognized as Carry Mendes, was intercepted and LSD (a banned substance) was recovered from him.
The incident befell close to the Goregaon railway station and the NCB officers have been performing on particular tip-off, sources mentioned.
Through the scuffle that befell because the workforce tried to arrest the alleged drug peddler, Mr Wankhede sustained minor accidents.
A workforce from the Goregaon Police station in suburban Mumbai arrived on the spot and tackled the mob. Three folks have been arrested by the police on fees of assaulting authorities servant and obstructing authorities servants from discharging their duties.
A case has been registered on the Goregaon police station and the matter is being investigated, police officers confirmed.
Over the previous couple of months, the anti-drugs company has been going after drug peddlers in Maharashtra’s capital. A number of personalities from the movie trade have been questioned in reference to the case.
The most recent movie trade character to be questioned was actor Arjun Rampal. His associate Gabriella Demetriades was additionally questioned by the company earlier this month. Her brother, Agisialos Demetriades, was arrested in reference to an anti-drugs case.
Comic Bharti Singh was additionally arrested on Saturday whereas her husband was arrested on Sunday on fees of possession of banned substances. The couple’s home was searched and 86.5 grams of ganja was discovered, the company had mentioned.
At the moment, a Justice of the Peace’s court docket in Mumbai granted them bail.