Pernem Police on Thursday, November 25, arrested three person for alleged possession of illegal drugs including MDMA, Esctacy and Ganja worth of Rs 3,45,000.
"After the information was received, discreet watch was maintained through physical and technical surveillance and the exact room of the accused persons was traced," said Jivba Dalvi, Pernem Police Inspector.
The accused have been identified as Shabab Iliyas Khan, a 39 year old from Venkateswara layout in Bangalore, Imran Noor Mohammad, a 36 year old from Salempur in north east Delhi, and Niyazuddin Kamaluddin, a 29 year old hailing from Bamgalore's 116 metro layout.
Police seized 33 estacy tablets worth Rs 1,50,000, 14 packets of MDMA worth of Rs 1,90,000 and Ganja with Rs 5000.
The accused have been arrested under Section 20(b)(ii)(A) (for small quantity of drugs, with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, which may extend to ten thousand rupees, or with both) and 22(C) r/w 29 NDPS Act (where the contravention involves commercial quantity, with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than ten years but which may extend to twenty years and shall also be liable to fine which shall not be less than one lakh rupees but which may extend to two lakh rupees).
The Police is investigation the matter further.