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Mumbai rave party: COO of the resort arrested

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Jul 01, 2011 at 01:36pm IST

New Delhi: There has been another arrest in connection with the rave party that was busted by Mumbai police on Sunday.

Aparajit Anil Mittal, COO of Hotel Mount View at Khalapur, off the Mumbai-Pune Expressway in Raigad district, was arrested in connection with the rave party organised in the hotel on Sunday night, which was raided by the police.

Mittal (23) was arrested on Thursday night from suburban Andheri in Mumbai and will be produced at the Khalapur JMFC court later in the day, police said.

Mumbai rave party: COO of the resort arrested

Earlier, four people were arrested including an anti-narcotics cell inspector.

Earlier, five persons, including inspector Anil Jadhav of Mumbai's Anti Narcotics Cell, were arrested in connection with the party where drugs were supplied to the youths.

Hours after his arrest on June 27, Jadhav was suspended by the Maharashtra government pending an inquiry.

Besides Jadhav, four others arrested were identified as Jadhav's aide Sunil Ghule, party organisers Snehjit Sajalkar, Kushankumar Sujankumar, hotel manager Rahul Khanna while

another accused Vickey Shah is still absconding.

The five accused, who were booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act were remanded in police custody till July 2.

Police had raided the rave party organised in the Khalapur hotel on Sunday night and seized contrabands besides articles used for consuming drugs and Rs three lakh in cash.

Around 300 youths including more than 60 girls had attended the party. However, all were let off after medical examination.

(With additional information from PTI)

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