Investigations into the role of Aadil Nurani in connection with the seizure of MD/Meth drugs worth over Rs1 crore in Surat has revealed that the youth had been in the business for the last 1.5 years.
Cops have arrested seven people in connection with the MD/Meth drug racket in Surat so far including Salman Zaveri, Pragnesh Thummar and one Vinay.
A name that constantly cropped up during investigation was of Aadil and it emerged that he was a big player in the business with a wide network.
Cops managed to trace Aadil but he had escaped before the cops could reach him. Later he was nabbed.
What is Aadil’s connection to MD/Meth drugs?
Crime Branch officials said that Salman Zaveri who was nabbed with 1.11 kg of MD/Meth drugs had said that half of the consignment belonged to Aadil.
Police later nabbed Aadil and it emerged that Salman and Aadil met at a party and had been in business together for more than a year.
Police said that apart from dealing in drugs, Aadil himself is a drug addict. Cops are trying to look for his clients and said most of them came in touch with him through the many parties that he attended.
Cops will also be questioning his family in connection with the drugs.
Police sources said Aadil Nurani lives in the posh Ghoddod area of Surat in Karimabad Society. He belongs to an extremely well-off family which owns two hotels in the city- one near Surat and the other near Kadodara.
So far, cops have nabbed eight people including Aadil in connection with the MD/Meth drugs case. They have made a list of 35 people in connection with the case who will be questioned in the coming days.
The Surat Crime Branch on September 23 nabbed three youths with Rs1.4 crore worth of Mephedrone or MD/Meth drugs in three separate incidents. It also nabbed three people with Rs56 lakh worth of Ganja, taking the total drug seizure to Rs2 crore.
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