Ahead of New Year’s Eve, city cops on ‘high’ alert against ped­dlers

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE - Ari­tra Hazra ari­tra.hazra@hin­dus­tan­times.com

MUM­BAI: The Mum­bai po­lice have be­gun comb­ing oper­a­tions to tackle the in­flux of party drugs into the city over Near Year’s.

Of­fi­cials from the An­tiNar­cotics Cell (ANC) and the lo­cal po­lice are keep­ing a close eye on drug ped­dlers and mon­i­tor­ing land­ing points and routes through which drugs are brought into the city.

“We have started comb­ing oper­a­tions and are tak­ing drug deal­ers and ped­dlers into cus­tody. Drug abuse in wide­spread at New Year’s par­ties in clubs and bars and we will be keep­ing an eye on the peo­ple who try to sup­ply and con­sume them,” said Dhanan­jay Kulka­rni, Mum­bai po­lice spokesper­son.

Kulka­rni added the of­fi­cials of the anti-nar­cotics cell have started act­ing on tip-offs from their sources and will ar­rest ped­dlers and con­sumers ac­cord­ingly.


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