Meth cook held after 10-day chase from Maharashtra to Uttar Pradesh | India News – Times of India



MUMBAI: After a 10-day chase from Mumbai to Nashik to Uttar Pradesh, a 27-year-old college dropout was arrested on Thursday, 100km away from Dehradun, in the 151 kg mephedrone drug haul case that the Saki Naka police busted on October 6.
The latest to arrested, Harish Pant, is the 18th person held in the Rs 305 crore drug bust case from the Nashik unit that allegedly manufactured drugs by calling themselves ‘Shree Ganeshay Pharmaceuticals’.
Pant is known by his alias ‘Doctor’ for his knowledge of manufacturing drugs. During the probe, the police learnt that he had helped alleged drug racketeer Lalit Patil and his brother Bhushan to set up the machinery to manufacture drugs. “It is also learnt that Pant helped many to set up machinery at different places in Mumbai metro region, Nashik and Pune,” said an officer of Saki Naka police station.
Joint commissioner of police Satyanarayan Chaudhary confirmed to TOI about Pant’s arrest. Pant, who is from Dehradun, did not complete his BSc degree in chemistry.





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