NCB is silent on Mundra port drug seizer :Thackeray
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray slams NCB for its witch-hunting against celebrities. NCB is silent on seizure of drugs in Mundra port in Gujarat, he said.
Mumbai: Hitting out Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for ‘witch-hunting’ celebrities in Drug burst cases, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that NCB is silent on seizer of 3000 kg of drug worth of Rs. 21,000 crore in Mundra port in Gujarat, owned by Adani group.
NCB is deliberately creating Maharashtra has become a hub of narcotics. NCB is going after celebrities instead of investigating seizer of crore worth drugs in Mundra port recently, Mr. Thackeray said while addressing Shiv Sena’s annual Dussehra rally in Mumbai.
NCB is after publicity by arresting celebrities. They click pictures of them and make noise around it, Mr. Thackeray added.
"An impression is being created that Maharashtra has become a hub of narcotics. Drugs worth crores were seized in Mundra port. Court asked for a probe. Which state is Mundra Port in?" Uddhav Thackeray said, reported in India Today.
Maharashtra Chief Minister is referring a cruise ship case in which Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was arrested by NCB. Aryan Khan is currently lodged at Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail.
Mr. Thackeray also referred about sizer of 3000 k.g. of drug at Mundra port in Gujarat, owned by Adani group. “You are sniffing small quantities of ganja, our cops have seized drug worth of Rs. 150 crore. Our police are brave”, Maharashtra Chief Minister said.
The country has a big young population dealing with unemployment. "I am not talking about one young man. I am talking about the entire generation," he said. "If they are not given job, they will explode like a bomb under your seats. You are proving them criminals for drug consumption.", he criticized Modi government for not generating employment.