95 Arrested at Thane Rave Party as Police Seize LSD and Ecstasy

95 Arrested at Thane Rave Party as Police Seize LSD and Ecstasy

On Sunday morning, Thane police arrested 95 people, including five women, in a raid on a New Year’s Eve rave party in the city. The raid was conducted on the alleged unlawful organisation of the rave party.

According to the Thane police, the raid took place on Sunday morning. The raid resulted in the seizure of drugs ranging from LSD, charas, Ecstasy pills, marijuana, and other small amounts. The raid also resulted in the arrest of two young rave organisers.

Acting on a tip-off, Thane Crime Branch Unit-5 early on Sunday ransacked an open area, reclaimed marsh land near a creek, in Gaumukhi area under Kasagarvadavalli police station.

According to the police report, the party was attended by young people between the ages of 19 and mid-20s who were found in possession of drugs and alcohol. The loud music was playing at the time of the incident. The police report states that 200 grams of marijuana were found, 70 grams of charas were found, 0.40 grams of LSD were found, and several Ecstasy pills were found.

90 men and 5 women have been detained and are being sent for medical check-ups. Action will be taken on the basis of medical reports, Punjabrao Uglal, Additional Commissioner, Crime Branch, said.

The detainees are hailing from Thane, Mira Road and Palghar in Mumbai and Kalyan in the state of Maharashtra. They are also hailing from Dhamivali in Navi Mumbai.

According to a preliminary investigation, the party was organised by two suspects Tejas kunal (23) from Palaca, dombivali and sujal mahajan (19) from Kalva, thane. The organisers charged Rs 1000 per person to attend the party.

According to the police, the organisers had advertised the location on social media platforms just two hours prior to the date of the party. “We are looking into who supplied the drugs for the party,” said a police official.

The police are currently filing a case under the relevant sections of IPC and NDPS.

Under the supervision of the new police commissioner Ashutaosh Dumbre, crime branch officials successfully conducted the raid. This will send a strong message to those who are planning to organize or participate in these illegal rave parties on 31 December,” said Ugale.