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Woman peddling ganja near college nabbed

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Apr 9, 2018, 2:13 am IST
Updated : Apr 9, 2018, 2:13 am IST

The Worli unit of ANC laid a trap and apprehended a woman in possession of the contraband.

A team of ANC will be sent to Nashik for further investigation and to get leads on Pathan.
 A team of ANC will be sent to Nashik for further investigation and to get leads on Pathan.

Mumbai: Mumbai police’s Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) has seized 15.38 kg of  Marijuana (Ganja) worth Rs 3.07 lakh from Sewri-Wadala Link Road on Saturday.

The Worli unit of ANC laid a trap and apprehended a woman in possession of the contraband.

The police is now on the lookout of a suspect known as ‘Pathan’ in connection with the drug. The arrested accused was identified as Zeenat Shaikh (27) a resident of Marol Maroshi road in Andheri, who had recently graduated into distribution of the banned substance from being a mere small time peddler, the officials said.

Shaikh was in Sewri-Wadala road to distribute the 15.38 kg contraband to small peddlers when a team headed by Ninad Sawant apprehended her.

The woman distributor was taken into custody from near SIWS College off the link road. She would source drugs from Pathan, who is a supplier from Nashik. A team of ANC will be sent to Nashik for further investigation and to get leads on Pathan.

A case has been registered against Shaikh under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. She was produced before a local court that has remanded her to police custody till Tuesday for further investigation.

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