Armaan Kohli to be in NCB custody until September 1 for drugs case

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Former Bigg Boss contestant and actor Armaan Kohli was arrested yesterday by the Narcotics Control Bureau in relation to a drug case. A raid was conducted at his residence and was carried out over the weekend. On Sunday, Armaan Kohli was sent to NCB custody for a day. Now, new reports state that Armaan has been taken into NCB custody till September 1.

As per a report by ANI, Kohli’s custody has been extended by two days. Confirming the news in a tweet, ANI shared, “Actor Armaan Kohli sent to Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) custody till 1st September. He was arrested following the seizure of drugs from his residence in Mumbai.”

Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director NCB, told Bombay Times, “I cannot give a long input right now but in the past three days, NCB has launched an operation called Operation Rolling Thunder under which we have intercepted peddlers and suppliers of mephedrone drugs and arrested nine of them so far. After that, a lot of places have been searched and we have seized commercial quantities of drugs from different places.”

He added, “Ajay Singh, alias Ajay Mamu was intercepted and arrested. He was carrying an intermediate quantity of MD (mephedrone). And while investigating him, we came to know about Mr. Kohli. We searched Mr. Kohli’s house and we recovered a small quantity of cocaine. Based on that, we got him to the office and questioned him, and subsequently have put him under arrest.”

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