Drug factory discovered in Bengaluru, narcotics worth Rs 2 crore seized

Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS): Karnataka Police department has detected a narcotics factory here in the capital and seized Rs 2 crore worth 4 kilograms of MDMA synthetic drugs on Thursday. A Nigerian national was taken into custody.

The investigations revealed a well-established network operating in the city.

The banned MDMA crystals were placed inside shoes and sold in the city and other parts of the country. The accused also sent them to New Zealand and other countries via courier.

Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner for Crime, claimed that the City Crime Branch (CCB) Narcotics wing sleuths have succeeded in detecting a narcotics drug manufacturing unit for the first time in the history of the state.

"So far drug users and drug peddlers are being arrested. The officers this time have detected a unit from where the drugs were manufactured and sent to foreign countries," he said.

The Nigerian national was identified as John. He rented out a house in Chamundi Layout in Electronics City Phase 1 area to manufacture MDMA crystals. The accused with the help of his associates sold them to customers in Bengaluru, other states and even sold them as parcels to the customers in foreign countries.

Acting on a tip-off, the CCB officers special team conducted the raid on the residence turned into a drug factory and seized Rs 2 crore worth MDMA drug substance and dangerous chemicals such as Acetone, Hypo Phosphorous acid, Iodine resublimed 99 per cent, Plain acid, Sodium Hydroxide.

The police have also seized measuring cylinder plastic, heating mantle, flask boiling, face mask, PH measure stick, hose pipe, panel and shoes used to transport MDMA crystals.

The accused has told the police that, he procured raw materials needed for making MDMA drug crystals from chemical stores in Bengaluru. He has revealed that a well-networked gang operated the drugs business. Investigations are underway to nab the other accused.






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  • Rita, Germany

    Thu, Sep 16 2021

    I dont understand why our govt is not doing anything to such criminals and Sack them immediately to their country cancelling visa (If any)Here they have spoiled whole generation of young people,doing drug paddling .A Heaven to them .Look for others when time comes.Now he should be packed out soon or in jail.No case,.

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  • william, mangalore

    Thu, Sep 16 2021

    Find out immediately who his Chaddi godfather

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Thane

    Thu, Sep 16 2021

    I'm sure it belongs to a local Politician ...

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