NCB busts Drug Trafficking in Nallasopara andThane, seize intermediate quantity of Cocaine & Mephedrone, CasePppl
Registered under Crime No 64/2021
As part of their searches on Drugs and to battle against the dubious Drug Traffickers and Drug Suppliers, NCB Mumbai launched a stringent operation at Nallasopara, Thane and have seized intermediate quantity of Cocaine & Mephedrone on 6 & 7 July 2021 and intercepted two persons including one Nigerian National. Interrogation of the said accused is in progress.
Brief Description of the Case:
On receipt of specific information, a team of NCB Mumbai with the assistance of Mira Road Police intercepted one Indian National identified as Suffran Farooq Lakdawala and seized Cocaine in intermediate quantity at Kashimara Naka Chowk, Mira Road (E) on 6 July 2021.
On preliminary disclosure of Suffran Farooq Lakdawala, a team of NCB Mumbai intercepted one Nigerian National identified as Edwin Okereke and seized Mephedrone and Cocaine in intermediate quantity at Nalla Sopara on 7 July 2021.
During the operation, a unique modus operandi was unearthed by NCB. The accused Suffran Farooq Lakdawala travelled to various cities of India to deliver the drugs specially Cocaine via air and road. He was procuring drugs from various African Nationals from Delhi and Mumbai.
NCB Mumbai has registered the case under Crime No 64/2021.
News Input: Sameer Wankhede, IRS, Zonal Director,NCB, Mumbai
“News Edit by K.V.Raman