Thane Police names Mamta Kulkarni as accused in Rs 2,000 crore drug racket, to issue red corner notice

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Thane police on Saturday named former Bollywood actor Mamta Kulkarni as an accused in the Ephedrine drug bust case.

The police is planning to issue a red corner notice against her soon to get her extradited back to India. Thane police claims to have sent over a request to the Interpol for a red corner notice against Mamta through CBI, verifying her bank accounts and investments.

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A police officer told Times Now that their records showed that Kulkarni was present in the meeting that took place on 8 January in Kenya.

Kulkarni, who vehemently denied the charges of drugs smuggling against her and her husband Vicky Goswami, is reported to be in Kenya at the moment.

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Vicky too is named as an accused in the case and is currently out on bail in Kenya.

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Previously the Thane police had probed the Rs 2,000-crore drug bust and stated to issue a red-corner notice against Vicky.

The drug racket was first busted with the arrest of a Nigerian national on 18 April.

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The arrest led them to a shed of Avon Life sciences in Solapur MIDC from where they recovered 22 tonnes of ephedrine.

Ephedrine is a controlled substance, which is often used as an ingredient in medicines to cure asthma and bronchitis.

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