NCB raids multiple locations in Goa, nabs 3 including 1 person who supplied drugs to Sushant Singh Rajput

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  • Continuing its war against drug syndicates, the Narcotics Control Bureau carried out raids at multiple locations in Goa and nabbed three people including two foreigners and one person who is linked to the drugs angle that emerged during the investigation into Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case.
  • The federal anti-narcotics agency has also recovered huge qualtities of drugs from the possession of the apprehended accused.

    NCB officials raids multiple locations in Goa

     

  • The raids were part of a joint operation conducted by the officials of Maharashtra and Goa units of the NCB. The joint team simultaneously carried out raids at multiple locations, including Anjuna, Miramar and Panaji, in Goa and intercepted one Maharaj Shah, a resident of Miramar, and two foreign nationals, according to news agency, IANS.

     

  • “Three persons including one person who was providing drugs to Bollywood actor late Sushant Singh Rajput have been arrested by NCB in Goa: Sameer Wankhede, Narcotics Control Bureau, Mumbai.
  • This comes days after the Mumbai unit of the NCB filed a chargesheet in the drugs case related to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

     

  • The anti-narcotics agency, in the 12,000-page chargesheet, named 33 persons as accused, including Rajput’s live-in partner and actor Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik. Eight of the 33 accused are still in judicial custody while the rest are out on bail.

    Another incident

    • In another incident, two persons have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi district with smack and opium worth around Rs 2.5 crore in the illicit international drug market.
    • A police team, after receiving a tip-off nabbed the two accused, identified as Jokhan Singh and Gautam Singh, from Mangauli village and seized 2.6 kg of smack and 4.15 kg of doda from their possession. An offence has been registered against them under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act

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