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Engineer who started selling vegetable during lockdown turns to drug sale, arrested

by Eha

MUMBAI: A civil engineer who took to selling vegetable due to the pandemic-induced lockdown was recently arrested for trying to sell marijuana. Sixty-three kg of marijuana worth Rs 9.5 lakh was found in three sacks he hadhidden between sacks of vegetables in a godown Sachin Salunke (28) was booked under Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Salunke, a native of Ahmednagar in Maharashtra, spent few years working in Odisha and before lockdown moved here,hoping to find work With employment opportunities hit due to lockdown, he started selling vegetables for a living. We got information that marijuana sacks were hidden in his godown, so we raid the place. It was packed with onion sacks. After a search, we found three sacks of drugs,” said senior inspector Prakash Bele, Kurar police.

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