Bengaluru lecturer hides drugs inside notebooks; gets arrested

Radhika Dhawad | Feb 7, 2019 18:26

Notebook in which drugs were couriers to the Bengaluru lecturer (Photo courtesy: news minute)

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) caught a 27-year-old lecturer in Bengaluru for hiding 16 grams of methamphetamine (MDMA), a psychotropic drug popularly known as ecstasy, inside notebooks.

Packets of drugs that were concealed in notebooks and couriered (Photo courtesy: news minute)

The lecturer holds an M.Tech in Civil Engineering and works as an assistant lecturer at a college in Bengaluru. It has been said that he was couriered the parcel of drugs worth Rs 60,000 from Mumbai. However, NCB officials, acting on a tip-off, detained him on Tuesday after they confiscated the drugs when he came to collect them. As per various reports, the lecturer who was a drug addict, is now involved in peddling drugs in small quantities.

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