Mumbai police seized 3.86 kilograms of hashish from the residence of a 75-year-old woman in the western suburbs of Mumbai. The woman is suspected to have been running a drug supply chain. The raid at Bandra house was a consequence of a 57-year-old man being arrested with 160 grams of the contraband.
The two accused were Joharabi Akbarali Shaikh and Kishor Kashinath Gawali.
The cops had received a tip off that Gawali was going to Waterfield road in Bandra to supposedly sell Hashish. After being informed regarding Gawali’s whereabouts, a trap was laid to arrest the 57-year-old man. The police seized a plastic bag containing 160 grams of hashish from Gawali.
During the interrogation, Gawali revealed that he had obtained hashish from a woman who lived in Guruji Seva Mandal in Bandra (west.) The cops, after obtaining this information, went to the mentioned woman’s house and recovered 3.8 kg’s of hashish.
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The cops took Shaikh into custody after the raid. The crime branch officials have registered a case against both of them, under the provision of Narcotic Drugs Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.