Mumbai, Mar 22 (PTI) Police today arrested a woman drug peddler from Byculla area here and recovered 215 grams of MD drug worth Rs 4 lakh from her, an official said.Also Read - MMRDA appoints contractors to construct MTHL
Shahnaz Nasrat Husain Mirza (28), a resident of Wadala Truck Terminal, was arrested by Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) of the city police when she was trying to sell the drug in Byculla, the official added. Also Read - Six Nigerians held for drug peddling
“Shahnaz is a notorious drug peddler…We are now looking for the supplier in this case,” Ninad Sawant, Senior Police Inspector of ANC, Worli Unit, said.
Shahnaz, who is a divorcee, had come in contact with drugs peddlers as she herself was addicted to drugs, he added.
Earlier, the drug peddlers used to send her to supply narcotic drugs to late night parties and to individuals, following which she got involved in the business, Sawant said.
Further investigation is on.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.