Aus National Arrested in Mumbai With 1.8 Cr ($US130K) of LSD Had Met with Manipur Chief Minister

Aus National Arrested in Mumbai With 1.8 Cr ($US130K) of LSD Had Met with Manipur Chief Minister
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Wire India reports When contacted, the chief minister’s office (CMO) maintained that it was just an experimental endorsement and that there was no official link with the arrested Borhani’s company, Cannabis Health and Sciences Pvt Ltd (CHS). The Australian national, who has been incarcerated in a Narcotic Drubs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act case, had met Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh at the latter’s office just two months before his arrest by the Mumbai Police’s Anti-Narcotic Cell, when he was found with Rs 1.8 crore worth of LSD (popularly known as Acid, a psychedelic drug). Reza Borhani (50) was arrested by the Azad Maidan unit of the Anti-Narcotic Cell near a hotel in suburban Bandra on November 24, 2019. Borhani, who is married to an Assamese woman, Tora Khasgir Borhani, holds a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card. Borhani, whose visiting card indicates that he is founder and president of Cannabis Health and Science Pvt Ltd, had visited Imphal in September, 2019 and had had a meeting with Biren Singh at the latter’s office chamber on September 17. According to highly placed official sources, Borhani had later submitted a petition, dated September 19, 2019, to the chief minister, although addressed to the ‘Hon’ble Horticultural Minister’. In the petition, Borhani sought a license/permit to hold, transport and use the seeds, flowers and leaves of the Cannabis plant from Manipur for purpose of scientific research and testing in institutions, laboratories and hospitals within Manipur and in the states of Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Karnataka, Orissa, Goa and Maharashtra to his company, Cannabis Health and Sciences Pvt Ltd (CHS). The petition bears the chief minister’s Secretariat R.R.No. 148 of the day, and chief minister Biren Singh immediately endorsed it to the Special Secretary (Home), a post then held by Kh. Raghumani Singh, who…

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