Actor Ejaz Khan was detained on Tuesday by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in connection with a drug syndicate case.
The NCB also carried out a search of Khan’s residence in Yari Road, Andheri, from where it recovered some tablets that it suspects are banned and which fall under the ambit of the NDPS Act.
The investigating agency took him into custody after he returned to Mumbai from Rajasthan today. His name came to the limelight after the arrest of drug peddler Shadab Batata in the drugs case.
Ejaz is allegedly accused of being part of the Batata gang. The NCB is conducting raids at different properties of Ejaz Khan in Andheri and Lokhandwala.
The NCB arrested Shadab Batata, who is the son of Farooq Batata, the biggest drug supplier of Mumbai. The investigating agency recovered drugs worth Rs 2 crores approximately.
The agency also recovered large quantities of MDMA drug and also got hold of some very expensive vehicles owned by the Batatas. Apart from MDMA, the agency also seized LSD, Ganja, Cocaine in significant quantities.
Report by Chetali S M
Reported on – 31/03/2021