Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, May 24 UNI | 2 months ago

Ratnagiri Local Crime Branch (LCB) have arrested five of a gang, for allegedly selling drugs near the Government Guest House in Chiplun tehsil this morning.

Police had received information that five people would come near the Guest house for drug dealing at midnight yesterday. The accused people's car was intercepted by police when they showed up as per the tip-off.

After thorough investigation, three kilo and 980 gram of Ketamine drugs -- which is used in rave parties, cash and a car, all valued at about Rs 2,81,60,830 were seized from them.

This is the first time that such extensive amount of drugs were recovered in Ratnagiri.

The arrested were identified as Sagar Dattaram Mahadik (26), Mangesh Sitaram Chalke (33), Neelesh Anant Chavan (26), Deepak Deelip Kherade (29) and his brother Dinesh (28) all resident at Peerlote of Khed Tehsil of this district.

(Posted on 24-05-2014)