Mumbai Cop Poses As Food Delivery Agent, Arrests Peddler With Rs 10 Lakh Drug

An officer of the Mumbai police's crime branch posed as a food delivery agent to apprehend a drug peddler and seized mephedrone worth Rs 10 lakh in the western suburb of Jogeshwari here, an official said on Sunday.

Mumbai Cop Poses As Food Delivery Agent, Arrests Peddler With Rs 10 Lakh Drug

An officer of the Mumbai police's crime branch posed as a food delivery agent to apprehend a drug peddler and seized mephedrone worth Rs 10 lakh in the western suburb of Jogeshwari here, an official said on Sunday.

Inspector Deepak Sawant, the head of crime branch unit 10, donned the uniform of a food delivery agent to apprehend the accused in the SV Road area in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday, the official said.

The accused, Faisal Akbar Makhanoja (34), was arrested by Sawant and his team after a chase, he said.

The police recovered 100 gm of mephedrone (MD) worth Rs 10 lakh from the accused, the official said, adding that a case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act has been registered.