India, Feb. 19 -- The crime branch unit 1 of the Pune city police busted an international Mephedrone (MD) racket and arrested three persons on Monday. Drugs worth Rs.3.58 crore has been seized, said officials.

The accused have been identified as Vaibhav alias Pintya Bharat Mane, car driver Ajay Amarnath Karosia (40) and Haidar Nur Sheikh (40).

Police said they got information that a car carrying large amounts of MD drugs was heading towards Mumbai. Acting on the tip-off police intercepted a car at Somwar Peth area.

According to police, Mane and Karosia were present in the car and during the search operation police recovered 500 grams of MD worth Rs.1 crore and cash Rs.2,000, sports bags, two mobile handsets,and an Aadhaar card.