One of many brothers who run South Mumbai’s well-known Muchhad Paanwala store, Jaishankar Tiwari was arrested by the NCB in reference to a drug-related case.
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Mumbai’s crorepati paan vendor, Muchhad Paanwala was released on a bail surety of Rs 15,000 on Wednesday. One of many brothers who run the well-known Muchhad Paanwala store, Jaishankar Tiwari was arrested by the NCB earlier this week in reference to a drug-related case.
Tiwari landed on the Narcotics Management Bureau’s radar following the arrest of a British nationwide and two girls from Bandra. A minimum of 200 kgs of imported marijuana strains had been recovered throughout the raids. In his defence, the British nationwide claimed that the seized contraband was meant for natural cigarettes for his clients.
The probe resulted in NCB questioning Jaishankar Tiwari on Monday. Half-owner of the ‘Muchhad Paanwala’ store in South Mumbai’s Kemp Nook, he was arrested and despatched to judicial custody by a Justice of the Peace court docket in Mumbai.
Curiously, the NCB determined towards in search of Jaishankar Tiwari’s custody in court docket.
What’s drug probe involving Muchhad Paanwala?
In line with the NCB, the British nationwide arrested from Bandra was utilizing a manufacturing facility in Uttar Pradesh to combine tobacco infused with CBD oil and crushed marijuana. This was then being bought to high-profile clients in Mumbai and different elements of the nation as an Natural product.
Following the British nationwide’s arrest, NCB raided Jaishankar Tiwari’s stall at Bhulabhai Desai Street and seized 500 gms of the contraband. Officers alleged that the British nationwide had handed over the product to Muchhad Paanwala freed from price.
The drug enforcement company determined to not search Jaishankar Tiwari’s custody because the amount of contraband recovered from him was solely of consumable measurement.