A 30-year-old actor-turned-choreographer was among the many two individuals arrested by the Mangaluru City police on Saturday for alleged unlawful possession and consumption of narcotic drug MDMA (Methylene Dioxy Methamphetamine).
Police Commissioner Vikash Kumar Vikash gave the names of accused as Kishore Aman Shetty (30) of Kulai and his friend Akeel Nousheel (28) from Surathkal. The police recovered a couple of packets of MDMA and likewise the motorbike the accused used.
Mr. Vikash advised reporters that the accused reportedly introduced MDMA packets from Mumbai. “They have consumed MDMA. The two had planned to sell few packets,” he mentioned. On a tip-off, a crew of sleuths from Central Crime Branch and the Economic and Narcotic wing caught the accused once they occurring a motorbike in Kadri Padavu.
Shetty, a local of town, had his choreography and different actions in Mumbai. He had acted within the Hindi film ABCD. He had gained awards within the actuality reveals “Dance India Dance Season 2” and “Dance Ke Super Star” of a Hindi tv channel and in “Dance” present of a Kannada channel.
Noushal, who labored as a gross sales officer in Dubai, got here right down to town a 12 months in the past. “The two are accused of consuming and peddling drugs,” Mr. Kumar mentioned and added the 2 type an essential hyperlink within the chain of individuals allegedly concerned in sale of narcotic medicine within the area. “We are searching for other persons involved in the case.” A case has been registered for offence below provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
There have been studies that the accused organised events the place medicine have been provided. “We are yet to verify it as it’s still not clear,” Mr. Vikash mentioned and added it was too untimely to say something on their alleged hyperlinks with these arrested by the Bengaluru police in reference to sale and consumption of narcotic medicine. “The case is very raw and there are a lot of things attached. Give time for us to unravel it.”