Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (EP)
Mangaluru, Sep 22: The CCB police in their operation, to make Mangaluru drug free, have arrested two drug peddlers who were selling MDMA drug to students and public in the city.
The arrests were made after receiving definite information that the drug peddlers were selling the banned substances at K S R Road.
The accused arrested were P S Abdul Azeez alias Azeez (31), a resident of Uppinangady in the district and Akshith Kumar (26), a resident of Katipalla, Surathkal, Mangaluru.
The police seized 35 grams of MDMA drug worth Rs 1,75,000, two mobile phone handsets, Rs 600 cash and a digital weighing scale from them. The total value of the seized goods was put at Rs 1,96,000.
A case in this connection has been registered at Mangaluru north police station. As involvement of more accused is suspected, the police are looking out for them.
Three drug peddling cases were registered against Abdul Azeez alias Azeez at Uppinangady, Vitla and Urwa police stations in the past. He was released on bail about 15 days back but has indulged in drug peddling again.
CCB unit officer and staff conducted the operation under the guidance of police commissioner Anupam Agarwal.