Cop held at rave party tests positive for drugs

Mumbai: The police inspector who was arrested in connection with raid on a rave party in Raigad in June has tested positive for drug consumption.

The Raigad police had arrested inspector Anil Jadhav of Mumbai's Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) for allegedly providing drugs to the youths at the party.

"Jadhav has tested positive for drug consumption", Raigad Superintendent of Police R Shinde said adding that the section which pertains to consumption of drugs under the NDPS act would now be applied to him.

Jadhav is presently on bail. He had argued all along that he was at the spot to bust the party.

Around 290 youngsters, including 59 girls from well-off families had participated in the party held at Khalapur in Raigad district on June 27.

Police who conducted the raid had seized ganja, charas and cocaine besides other articles used for consuming drugs and Rs 3.08 lakh in cash.

The accused were booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.