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Gujarat: Police seizes 550 gms MDMA drug of Rs 45 lakh

The accused have been identified as Mukesh Patel, Babu Ahir, Prakash Patel and Manoj Patel. They have been booked under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.


Devdiscourse News Desk Ahmedabad
Updated: 30-10-2018 22:03 IST

Police Tuesday seized around half kg MDMA drug from four men in Navsari district of Gujarat, officials said. The Rapid Response Cell (RR Cell) of the Surat Range police arrested the four men on a tip-off from a farmhouse located near Chikhli town of Navsari district, around 300 kms from here.

The value of the seized 554.5 gram contraband is estimated to be Rs 44.36 lakh, a release said.

RR Cell directly reports to the Surat Range Inspector General (IG) of Police. "Based on a specific input that some persons have brought drugs and gathered at a farmhouse, a police team raided the location and nabbed four persons in possession with Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), a recreational drug," it said. According to police, MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy, is a psychotropic substance.

The accused have been identified as Mukesh Patel, Babu Ahir, Prakash Patel and Manoj Patel. They have been booked under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) Act, the release said. Further investigation is underway.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India