Hours after his bail in a separate case, Edwin Nunes, the owner of Curlies restaurant, was arrested yesterday by the Telangana Police of Anjuna in Goa in a drug case. Nunes was one of five people arrested after the death of BJP leader Sonali Phogat in September. He was later released on bail.
Phogat’s death case is under investigation by the CBI. Restaurant Curlies made headlines after it was revealed that Ms Phogat had partied at the outlet just hours before her death.
Nunes is one of dozens of drug dealers wanted by police in Hyderabad after a drug bust in Telangana three months ago. Sources said Lalaguda police camped in Telangana in Goa after the court ordered additional sessions in Mapusa Nunes to surrender before police in Anjuna earlier this week for falsifying a COVID-19 certificate.
Immediately after his bail yesterday, he was arrested with the help of the local police and taken to Hyderabad.
“He was released from police custody after he met bail conditions imposed by the court. Hyderabad police were already waiting for him at the police station. They took him into custody over cases registered against him in Telangana,” he said. a senior officer. in Panama.
Sources also said Nunes’ relatives had been in Hyderabad since he filed for anticipatory bail in several courts.
While he made several attempts to evade arrest, the Telangana Supreme Court ordered him to surrender before the Lalaguda police on Nov. 7 last week.
Senior Counsel who appeared before Nunes argued that there was no specific complaint against his client.
However, the deputy prosecutor argued that Nunes was involved in multiple cases and was a drug dealer operating out of Goa.
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