The Police personnel from Anjuna police station on Thursday busted a chemical drug manufacturing laboratory operating from a rented house in Anjuna and seized synthetic drugs worth nearly Rs 1 crore. The police have also arrested an Austrian national for running the facility.
Speaking to reporters, police inspector in-charge of the Anjuna police station Chetan Patil said that several chemicals used to manufacture amphetamine-based drugs and MDMA were seized in the raid. The premises were rented to the accused Austrian.
“We have arrested Christian Koller,35, an Austrian national for possession of drugs and running the drug laboratory,” Patil said.
Koller has been booked under relevant sections of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances act.