Mumbai.The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday busted a big drug party by raiding a cruise ship going from Mumbai to Goa.NCB took ten people into custody for allegedly consuming banned drugs in the party.According to news agency ANI, Samir Wankhede, zonal director of NCB, Mumbai, said, "We have questioned some people.The investigation continues.The drugs have been seized.We are questioning 8-10 people.Wankhede declined to answer questions about the presence of any celebrity at the rave party on the cruise.He said, 'I cannot comment on it.'
#WATCH | Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) detained at least 10 persons during a raid conducted at a party being held on a cruise in Mumbai yesterday— ANI (@ANI) October 2, 2021
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The news of the drugs party on the cruise was received
NCB had come to know from sources that there is going to be a drug party in the middle of the sea on the cruise ship Cordelia leaving from Mumbai to Goa on Saturday evening.After receiving this information, the zonal director of NCB Mumbai, Sameer Wankhede, along with his team boarded the cruise ship as a normal passenger.The party started on the ship as soon as it left the Mumbai border.The people on the ship openly started taking drugs.
Drunk people raided
NCB team raided the party when people were drunk.The team took 10 people into custody.According to the information, the team also searched the ship.The team has succeeded in recovering a large consignment of narcotics like cocaine, hashish and MD.It is being told that the son of a big film star is also among those taken into custody.Those detained will be brought to Mumbai on Sunday morning.
Maharashtra: Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) detained at least 10 persons during a raid conducted at a party being held on a cruise in Mumbai. Details awaited, says the agency— ANI (@ANI) October 2, 2021
Earlier on Friday, NCB had busted a similar racket in which drugs were being smuggled in Australia and New Zealand by hiding them in mattresses.A pack of mattresses that came from Hyderabad was to be sent from Mumbai airport to Australia.