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Rave party: IPL players,others let off after medical test

Wayne Parnell and Rahul Sharma of Pune Warriors were detained during a raid on a rave party in Juhu.

Written by Agencies | Mumbai | Published: May 21, 2012 1:36:54 pm

IPL players Wayne Parnell and Rahul Sharma of Pune Warriors team,who were detained along with 94 others during a raid on a rave party in suburban Juhu,were let off today after collection of their blood and urine samples.

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In another development,Vishay Handa,director of city-based Oakwood Premier Hotel,where the rave party was held last night was arrested under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.

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A police officer said,”All those who were detained last night during the rave party were allowed to go after their blood and urine samples were taken.”

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“Among those who were allowed to go include two IPL cricketers – Wayne Parnell and leg-spinner Rahul Sharma (both play for Pune Warriors India),” the officer said.

“The blood and urine samples were taken to Cooper,Bhabha and J J hospitals,to examine if they consumed the drugs,” the officer said.

Police had said last night that two IPL players from the Pune Warriors team,one of them a foreigner,were among the 96 persons who were detained following a raid.

“Approximately 110 grams of cocaine along with MDMA,popularly known as ecstasy,and charas were seized,” Additional Commissioner of Police Vishwas Nagre Patil had said.

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