Officials at the Narcotics Control Bureau (BNC) seized on Sunday 4,824 tablets weighing 2.613 kilograms, a commercial quantity of tramadol tablets, from the professional courier unit in Kurla. The agency also arrested the sender of the shipment to Delhi in connection with the case. Tramadol is a psychotropic drug which is also medically prescribed as a pain reliever. It is a drug classified “H” under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and can only be obtained with a prescription from a licensed physician.
According to Sameer Wankhede, area manager of NCB’s Mumbai unit, based on intelligence received by the unit, an NCB team in Mumbai seized 4,824 tramadol tablets from the courier unit. professional, Damji-Shamji Industrial Estate, LBS Marg, near Golden Palace Hotel, Kamani, in Kurla (West) on Sunday. In a follow-up action to the said case, the sender of the shipment identified as Mohammad Anas was arrested by the BCN team in Delhi on Monday.
“He was apprehended under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS). Anas has been a suspected criminal in numerous NCB Mumbai cases. We ask him about the origin of these tablets and about the location where the consignment was supposed to be delivered. Further investigation is underway, “said an official of the BCN, on condition of anonymity.
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Posted on: Monday February 22, 2021 11:49 am IST