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Former B-town actress Mamta Kulkarni gets non bailable warrant in 2000 cr drug case

India TV Entertainment Desk Thane March 28, 2017 17:28 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

Thane: The district court in Thane on Monday issued non-bailable warrants against the alleged international drug-lord Vicky Goswami and his partner and yesteryear's Bollywood actor Mamta Kulkarni in an ephedrine haul case.

Both are believed to be outside India.

The warrants were issued by District Judge H M Patwardhan .

Thane police raided Avon Lifesciences in Solapur last year and seized around 18.5 tonne of ephedrine worth Rs 2,000 crore.

As per the police, ephedrine was being diverted from Avon Lifesciences to a Kenya-based drug cartel headed by Goswami where it was used to make party-drug Methamphetamine.

The police have arrested more than 10 persons in the case.

The case first came into the limelight when Kulkarni's name cropped up on June 18, 2016 in the Rs 2,000 crore ephedrine drugs haul case cracked by Thane police in which her husband and business partner Vicky Goswami is a co-accused.

(With PTI Inputs)