The Mumbai zonal unit of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a Nigerian National with mephedrone (MD) worth Rs 20 lakh (10,375,087.21)
The accused identified as Kenneth Ezi was arrested from semi-forest area in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai on Sunday, March 28.
According to a press release issued on Tuesday, March 30, by NCB Mumbai on its continuous operations against drug suppliers and peddlers, the officials acting on specific information conducted searches at semi-forest area near sector 32 of Kharghar on Sunday and intercepted the Nigerian national.
“NCB Mumbai searched the semi-forest area near Sector 32, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, and intercepted the accused after chasing him approx two kilometres by foot. During a personal search of Ezi, 200 grams of Mephedrone was found in his possession. NCB Mumbai registered the case in crime No 29/2021.” the press release stated.
Following the seizure the accused was booked under the relevant sections of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. He was produced before the court and sent to police custody.