The Ahmedabad crime branch arrested a Juhapura resident with drugs worth Rs 4.8 lakh from the parking lot of NHL Medical College in Ellisbridge area. Police said the accused is a history sheeter with involvement earlier in two murder cases for which he had served jail terms.

Police got a tip on Saturday that a person named Abdul Waheed Sheikh was standing with a drug packet at the parking lot of NHL College. A team of crime branch arrested Sheikh and seized 48.09 gm of mephedrone from him. During questioning, Sheikh said that he bought 200 gm of the drug from Pratapgarh in Rajasthan on Thursday from a contact of his.

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After returning to Ahmedabad, he had sold 150 gm of drugs in the city before being arrested. He had allegedly also bought 1 kg of mephedrone drug from the same contact in Rajasthan 20 days ago.

Sheikh is said to have been earlier involved in two murder cases registered with Kalupur and Maninagar police stations.

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