Hyderabad: Sleuths of Commissioner's Task Force, West Zone Team, have arrested two people including Mr. India, Mr. World, and UK Physique Championships participant for illegally selling Anabolic Steroids to the youth for growing body muscles instantly.
Identified as Mohammed Zubair and Mohammed Mustafa, the duo was arrested when sleuths of Commissioner's Task Force, West Zone Team, along with Drug Officials of Hyderabad City raided A1 Supplement Store beside Agra Sweets, Road No.1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.
Cops seized Anabolic Steroids worth Rs.14, 00,000, three cell phones and Rs 3,500 cash from their possession.
Prime accused Mohammed Zubair has been working as Fitness Trainer for the last 12 years. Police said he gained enough knowledge in supplements by participating in Mr. India, Mr. World, and UK Physique Championships.
Police said he diverted his attention towards selling Anabolic Steroids, which has huge demand in the Indian market. "These steroids are mostly used by the youth in order to increase the growth and boost body muscle. But it causes damage to kidneys, liver, and heart. He is selling some Steroids which are exclusively used for Animal treatment. In this connection, he along with his brother Mohammed Mustafa hatched a plan to purchase the Anabolic Steroids from foreign countries through Bodybuilder friends and sell them to his clients at a high price. The accused came in contact with one Rahul who is a native of Punjab and Vijay who is native of Delhi and both used to purchase Steroids online," police said.
Police said for the last 2 years, he along with his brother Mohammed Mustafa started Supplement Store on the name of A1 Supplement Store # 10-5-5-A/3, Beside Agra Sweets, Road No.1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.
"Along with the Supplements, he also started purchasing a few Anabolic Steroids from foreign countries like the USA, UK, and Australia. These countries are known for manufacturing Anabolic Steroids. Through some known persons, the accused Mohammed Zubair was purchasing these Anabolic Steroids through courier services and storing them in A1 Supplement Store," police said.
Police said they were selling these Steroids along with supplements in the market to needy customers/clients at a higher price without any license and prescription.