A man externed from Thane and adjoining districts, including Mumbai, was held on Friday within city limits here with drugs worth Rs 20.4 lakh, a police official said.
Shahnawaz Haroon Shaikh (35) was held with 141 grams of MDMA (methylene-dioxy-methamphetamine) from a flat in a building on Mumbra-Panvel Road, said Crime Branch Unit I senior inspector Nitin Thakre.
"The MDMA seized is worth Rs 20.4 lakh in the illicit market. Shaikh, a resident of Kausa Mumbra, has been handed over to Shil Daigar police for further action. He is a history-sheeter and was externed from Thane, Mumbai, Raigad and Palghar districts on October 14 for a period of two years," he added.
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