Mangaluru, Sep 19, 2020: City Police Commissioner Vikash Kumar who addressed a press meet here on September 19, Saturday has informed that a CCB team has arrested Kulai resident Kishore Aman Shetty 30) who is also a known dancer and Suratkal resident Aqeel Nausheel (28) on the charges of possessing of the banned MDMA drug.
The Commissioner said apart from MDMA, the police team has seized two mobile phones and a Bajaj Discovery bike from the accused and the value of the seized goods has been estimated at Rs one lakh.
The Commissioner said the two accused who had procured the drugs from Mumbai were attempting to sell it in the city. The Commissioner said Aqeel who was working as a safety officer abroad after returning last year was engaged in drugs trafficking and used to sell the drugs he procured from Bengaluru and Mumbai.
The Commissioner said along with Aqeel, Kishore too used to sell MDMA and both have been booked under the NDPS Act for drug peddling as well as consumption.
The Commissioner said the CCB will seek custody of the accused and assured that tough action will be taken against whoever was found involved in the racket.
The Commissioner also requested the public to contact the police control room 100/0824-2220800 if they have any information regarding drugs peddling and assured that the identity of the informers will not be revealed.