The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has detained a 24-year-old peddler in Mumbai in connection with a cruise liner drug bust. According to the NCB statement, the name of the drug smuggler has emerged from the alleged ‘drug chat’ in the case. “The drug smuggler was brought to the NCB office for questioning in the cruise drugs case,” the statement said.

Meanwhile, the NCB has conducted six raids or searches in Mumbai and adjoining areas in the cruise drugs case in the last two days, sources said. According to sources, the areas where these searches were conducted include Navi Mumbai, South Mumbai, Nalasopara, International Airport, Bandra and Juhu. As per the information, “In the last two days, NCB conducted 6 raids/searches in Mumbai and adjoining areas. Searches were conducted in Navi Mumbai, South Mumbai, Nalasopara, International Airport, Bandra and Juhu areas.

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An NCB team busted an alleged fortification party on board the Cordalia cruise ship, which was on its way to Goa in the middle of the sea on October 2. A total of 20 people, including Aryan Khan and two Nigerian nationals, have been arrested so far in the case.

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