MAPUSA: In a narcotic raid, the Anjuna Police arrested two drug peddlers who were in possession of contraband substances.
As per SDPO Mapusa Jivba Dalvi on 03.05.2023, information was received regarding one accused drug dealer who came with drugs in Maruti Car at Udo Beach, Siolim, Bardez Goa.
The police team waited for long hours in civil clothes and further intercepted one car having registration No.AS-04-G-3188.
The car was thoroughly searched, during which Police successfully recovered 10 LSD papers W/Rs. 100000/-.
The preliminary test was done on the spot on the papers and has been tested positively for LSD.
Further, Anjuna Police have taken custody of accused Suraj s/o Pradeep Todi, age 29 yrs r/o c/o Gavin D’Souza near Jageshwar Temple Dando Siolim, N/O 41st Main, 3rd Cross GMRK layout, near Geddalahalli Bus Stop, Geddalahalli, R.M V Extension II Stage, Bangalore Karnataka who was driving the said car and found in possession of LSD papers.
SDPO, Mapusa informed that the offence u/s 22(b) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, was registered, the accused was arrested, and the car was attached to the said crime.
Further interrogation of the accused person revealed that said LSD was sold by one Kalidas @ Kali Naik s/o Madhukar naik, age-50yrs, r/o HNo. 801, St. Anthony Praise wada Anjuna.
Accordingly, another team was formed, and Anjuna police successfully arrested said person today evening. Upon the arrest of the second accused, section 29 of the NDPS Act is adduced to the said crime.
Accused Suraj Todi has revealed the names of more persons involved in this crime, and a search operation is on.
Accused Kalidas @ Kali Naik has been remanded 14 days of judicial custody, and accused Suraj Todi has been remanded 04 days of police custody.
The entire investigation and operation was closely monitored by SPNorth, Nidhin Valsan, IPS, Jivba Dalvi, SDPO Mapusa, and the raising team consisted of PI Prashal Dessai, PI Anjuna PS, PSI Sahil Warang and constables Mahendra Mandrekar, Rupesh Ajgaonkar, Avir Kalangutkar, and Aniket Pednekar, Abhishek Kaskar of Anjuna police station.