Drug peddlers in Byculla open fire at police officers

The drug peddlers are alleged to peddling drugs every day near the residential area next to Byculla railway station and various times, the police have investigated and taken action against the miscreants

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Drug smuggling is illegal in India and there have been various instances when the misconduct has been busted by the police. On Friday, the Mumbai Police too was looking forward to arresting a couple of Nigerian drug peddlers who were seeking shelter at Byculla’s Khada Parsi area. However, when the officers reached the spot to take action against the drug peddlers, they opened fire on the police after which in retaliation, the police fired two rounds and detained seven people.

Prior to the dangerous attempt to kill the officials, there was another violent attempt used escape the police where the Nigerian drug peddlers had pelted stones on the officials.

The accused have been allegedly peddling drugs every day near their residential area next to Byculla railway station and at various times, the police have investigated and taken action against the miscreants. However, these peddlers have been persistent in returning to begin the illegal business over and over again.

The officials from the Anti-Narcotics Department and Mumbai Police were on a joint mission to take action against the above-mentioned Nigerians. However, this sudden incident led to the police firing two rounds and detaining seven suspects. The accused had even attacked the police with stones while being chased.

As per reports, all the peddlers are under police custody and Byculla police are investigating further into the matter.

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