African national was caught red handed with 100 grams of Cocaine and Rs 1 lakh in cash by the State Task Force police late on Friday night near Hussainsagar. The officials said that the market value of the seized stash was estimated to be Rs 10-11 lakhs. The peddler is supposed to supply the narcotic drugs to Telugu stars in the city- Hyderabad.
Vivek, the Assistant Excise Superintendent of State Task Force said, “As we received the information, we conducted a route watch near a jewellary store in Hussain Nagar. From there we arrested the 29-year-old man, named Peter. When we visited to Peter house, we came to know that he was previously booked by Bangaluru police with cocaine and MDMA.He was caught for being in possession of 10 grams of cocaine and 2 grams of MDMA. We seized bail papers from there. Though Peter did not reveal much but said that he gets the drug from his brother in Bangalore and sells it to needy customers in the city Hyderabad. After getting out on bail, Peter shifted to Hyderabad and started to selling cocaine in Hyderabad.”
The official further said, “The peddler Peter, a national of Republic of Ghana, was residing at BS Makta near Hussainsagar in Hyderabad. His brother is absconding. We are further investigating the matter.“ The investigating agencies are interrogating Peter and he revealed that he has good relation with Telugu film personalities and used to sell cocaine to them.
Once again Drug scandal is shaking Telugu Film Industry. It is known news that last year, film makers Puri Jagannadh, Charmee Kaur, Shyam K Naidu, Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja, Mumaith Khan, Subbaraju Art Director Chinna, Navdeep, Tarun, Nandu and Tanish from Tollywood had been appeared before the special investigation team (SIT) in the connection with Drug case.