The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday arrested three individuals, together with a British nationwide, for allegedly supplying imported strains of ganja within the metropolis, an official mentioned.
One of these arrested is a suspect within the drug case being probed after the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June final yr, he added.
Over 200 kg of ganja, together with imported strains like ‘OG Kush’ (a pressure of hashish indica), and curated marijuana, a few of which had been sourced from the United States in addition to native areas, have been recovered within the NCB motion.
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Mr. Sajnani’s questioning revealed the function of Rahila Furniturewala, a suspect within the drug probe following Rajput’s dying.
“Contraband like ganja and bud [street slang for marijuana and hashish] was recovered from Furniturewala, who was also providing financial aid to the network. Shaista, the sister of Rahila, was also arrested with ganja. The drugs were rolled into joints by Sajnani for supply to high-class clients in Mumbai and other States,” the official mentioned.
Earlier within the day, the NCB’s Mumbai unit carried out searches throughout the town in connection with the drugs case linked to Rajput’s dying. Several individuals have been apprehended throughout these searches, and questioning of a few of them is underneath method, officers mentioned.