Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru
Mangaluru, Nov 6: The CCB police apprehended three individuals from Madikeri involved in the illicit sale of the narcotic substance MDMA.
The arrested accused are Pramod (30) from Koinoor, Madikeri taluk in Kodagu district, Mohammed Rasheed (41) from Shakti Prasad Residency near Convent Junction, Madikeri taluk, and Darshan (24) from Kadagadalu post and village in Madikeri taluk.
Acting on information that these three individuals were peddling the illegal drug MDMA near Blue Star Lodge in Falnir, within the jurisdiction of the Mangaluru North Police Station, the CCB police conducted a raid and apprehended the suspects.
During the operation, the police seized a total of 15 grams of banned drug MDMA, valued at Rs 75,000, along with a digital weighing scale and mobile phones from the accused.
The combined value of the assets seized is estimated at Rs 95,000. Accused Pramod is reportedly facing multiple charges, including murder in the Sullia police station of Dakshina Kannada district, attempted murder in the Barke police station of Mangaluru city, as well as extortion and robbery cases in the Madikeri city police station.
Mohammad Rasheed, another of the accused, has a robbery case registered against him in the Bhagamandala police station of Madikeri district, along with charges of murder, robbery, and extortion in the Madikeri city police station. Additionally, Darshan S is facing a case of attempted murder, registered in the Madikeri city police station.
The operation was carried out under the supervision of Mangaluru city police commissioner Anupam Agarwal, Law and Order DCP Siddhartha Goyal, and Crime and Traffic Division DCP Dinesh Kumar, and was led by ACP P A Hegde of the Mangaluru CCB unit.