Mumbai, Nov 5 (PTI) Two persons were arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and contraband like charas, MDMA and LSD was recovered from them, an official said Monday.Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: Railways Set to Operate These Unreserved Trains Between Punjab, Himachal Pradesh From Today | Complete List Here

MDMA, or methylenedioxy-methamphetamine is a synthetic drug known on the streets as “ecstasy” while LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, goes by the term “acid”. Also Read - Shocking! 80% Women in THESE South Indian States Justify Men Beating Their Wives: Survey

The duo were arrested from Mogra area of Andheri by an NCB team acting on a specific tip-off, the official informed. Also Read - 6th Pay Commission: THIS State Announces New Pay Scales For Its Employees. Check Details Inside

The 480 gram charas recovered from the duo had been procured from Himachal Pradesh and was meant for peddling in the metropolis, he said.

A case had been registered and further probe was underway, the official said.

The official informed that drug trafficking and consumption attract severe jail terms of up to 20 years, and in certain cases, even capital punishment.

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