Updated March 9th, 2024 at 16:11 IST

Former DMK Member & Film Producer Jaffer Sadiq Nabbed by NCB in Drug Trafficking Case

NCB arrested Jaffer Sadiq, a Tamil Nadu film producer and ex-DMK member, as the alleged mastermind of an international drug network.

Reported by: Digital Desk
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Chennai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested Jaffer Sadiq, a Tamil Nadu-based filmmaker, in connection with an international drugs trafficking case. Sadiq, who was recently expelled from the ruling DMK party, is accused of being the mastermind of a drug network spanning India, Australia, and New Zealand. 

Last month, the NCB seized 50 kg of pseudoephedrine, a chemical used in narcotics production, mainly methamphetamine, in Delhi. Following this, they conducted raids in Tamil Nadu to arrest Sadiq. 

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He was previously associated with the DMK's NRI wing as the Chennai West deputy organiser.

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(This is a developing story)

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Published March 9th, 2024 at 12:35 IST