65-year-old man held with Rs 3 crore heroin in Mumbai

06:40 PM Jan 17, 2022 | PTI |

Mumbai: A 65-year-old man from Rajasthan has been arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) in Mumbai with heroin worth Rs 3 crore, a police official said on Monday.


According to the official, the accused, identified as Pyare Amanulla Khan, is a native of Pratapgarh in Rajasthan.

Khan was nabbed by the Mumbai police’s ANC on Saturday, he said.

The ANC had got a tip-off that drugs in large quantity were being supplied in Mumbai from Rajasthan via rail as well as by road routes.

Acting on the information, an ANC team laid a trap in suburban Borivali and caught the elderly man with 1 kg heroin worth Rs 3 crore when he came for the drug’s delivery, the official said.


Khan was arrested under relevant sections of the NDPS Act and produced before a court, which remanded him in police custody till January 19, he added.


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