NCB arrests producer Firoz Nadiadwala's wife, summons him in drugs-recovery case

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Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director of the NCB, Mumbai. (Photo/ANI)
Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director of the NCB, Mumbai. (Photo/ANI)

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 8 (ANI): Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) searched the house of film producer Firoz Nadiadwala and arrested his wife Shabana Saeed in connection with a drugs-recovery case on Sunday. The NCB also issued a summon to Nadiadwala.

The NCB said that 10 gram of ganja was seized during the search, which was allegedly procured from another accused named Wahid Abdul Kadir Sheikh.

"A team of NCB officials intercepted one Shabana Saeed, wife of Firoz A Nadiadwala, from her home and searched her house in presence of two independent witnesses. This is a follow-up operation in connection with a case wherein a total of 717.1 gram of ganja, 74.1 gm charas and 95.1 gm MD (commercial quantity) were seized, along with Rs 3,58,610 cash, and four people were arrested," said an official release issued by the NCB.

Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director of the NCB, Mumbai, confirmed the arrest of Saeed.

"During the search, 10 gram of ganja, which was procured from accused Wahid Abdul Kadir Sheikh, was recovered. The said Shabana Saeed was issued a notice under Section 67 of the NDPS Act and after recording her statement, she was placed under arrest on November 8," the release said.

It added that further investigation is on. (ANI)