Indian Air Force Wing Commander Rajasekhar Reddy and a Bengaluru based scientist were arrested in relation to an international drug racket, NDTV reported. Reddy was arrested from Nanded in Maharashtra during the weekend following raids in which drugs like ecstacy and 230 kg of amphetamine were seized, it said.
Reddy was under scanner of Narcotics Control Bureau and Indian Air Force. He was posted at the Air Headquarters in Delhi. Mobile phones and Rs 7.5 lakh cash is also recovered from him.
The drug amphetamines was reportedly manufactured at a factory in Hyderabad from where it was trafficked to places like Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. Earlier on Tuesday, the NCB had busted an inter-state drug network which was operating in Hyderabad and Bengaluru in which drugs worth Rs 45 crore were seized.