NCB seizes Kashmiri drug consignment in Mumbai, 3 held

Mumbai, Dec 13 : In the third major swoop within a week, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) seized a drug consignment allegedly from Kashmir destined for Mumbai and caught three persons, including a woman, early on Sunday, an official said here.

Following a specific tip-off, a crack team of the NCB Mumbai Zonal Unit lay in wait at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and effected the seizure of 6.628 kg of a dark brown substance purported to be charas, said Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede.

Three persons caught with the drugs and have been detained are: Aftab A.H. Shaikh, 28, Sabir A.A. Sayyed, 30, and woman Shamim B. Qureshi, all residents of Qureshi Nagar in Kurla suburb in north-east Mumbai.

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Further investigations pertaining to the source of the drugs, for whom the consignment was intended for, the links of the three suspects detained and other details is underway.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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