Mumbai Police in a major crackdown seized 100 kilograms of Fentanyl, a banned drug, from the possession of four people in Mumbai’s Santacruz area. The total worth of the seizure amounts to Rs 1000 crore.
The accused have been identified as Salim Dola, Ghanshyam Saroj, Chandramani Tiwari and Sandeep Tiwari, all of them were residents of Mumbai.
“We have recovered 100 kgs of fentanyl drug worth Rs 1,000 crore, after a tip-off. It was meant to be exported to foreign countries especially Mexico. Four people have been arrested in connection with the case,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Anti Narcotics Cell) Shivdeep Lande.
Following a tip-off, the Narcotics Cell laid a trap and the four drug peddlers were arrested. A case has been registered under Section 8 (C) read with 21 (C) and 29 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985, the police said.
One Activa scooter and one four-wheeler have also been recovered from their possession.