Hyderabad Narcotic Enforcement Wing (H-NEW) along with SR Nagar Police apprehended a drug supplier and four drug peddlers.
Police seized 36 grams of MDMA and 6 cell phones from the accused.
Prime accused Patta Joseph (drug supplier) is a resident of Bangalore. Police said he procured MDMA from the main supplier from Chennai.
After procuring drugs, Joseph came to Hyderabad to sell them to B.BalaManikanta, Ch. Samanth Rao, Ch. Sai Raghava and Akhil Kumar, all residents of Hyderabad.
The peddlers were selling the drug at Rs.7000 per gram.
On further inquiry, the police found that there are 16 consumers (Hyderabad Students) purchasing MDMA from them for their regular consumption. Of them, eight have been apprehended. The accused along with seized material were handed over to SHO, SR Nagar PS for further investigation.
Hyderabad Police has appealed to the public to pass on any information related to drugs to the number: 9490616688 to curtail such anti-social activities