Former NASA aerospace engineer arrested in Hyderabad drug racket

Former NASA aerospace engineer arrested in Hyderabad drug racket
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A former NASA scientist and a Hyderabad based businessman were arrested on Wednesday for their involvement in the narcotics racket.

A former NASA scientist and a Hyderabad based businessman were arrested on Wednesday for their involvement in the narcotics racket.

The duo were nabbed by the Telangana Prohibition and Excise department officials who seized 16 units of LSD and 1.2kg of cannabis from them. The accused procured drugs such as cocaine, LSD and MDMA, etc through a 'Dark Web' site called - Lunacy with payment in crypto currencies.

Identified as Dundu Anish who worked previously with NASA as an aerospace engineer and Ritul Agarwal, a BBA degree graduate from ICFAI Business School, the duo accessed the site nearly eight times in the past few months.

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Tuesday served notices to 10 people working in Tollywood - three actors, four producers, two directors and a fight master for their alleged links with the drugs mafia.

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