CCB arrests peddler, recovers ₹10 lakh worth synthetic drugs

September 25, 2022 12:44 am | Updated 12:44 am IST - Bengaluru

The Narcotics Wing of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) arrested a drug peddler and recovered 50 g of MDMA and 17 g of ecstasy tablets worth ₹10 lakh from him.

Based on a tip off, a team of police raided a place in K.S. Layout and arrested the accused red-handed while he was waiting for his customers to deliver the goods.

Inquiries revealed that the accused, a native of Kerala, was selling the drugs to his customers who are college students and private firm employees in and around K.S. Layout.

The police have booked the accused under the NDPS Act and taken him into custody to ascertain his network and source of the drugs.

Top News Today


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.