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Mumbai rave: 44 test positive for drugs

June 22, 2012 22:25 IST

As many as 44 persons detained during the rave party at a plush hotel in Juhu last month have tested positive for drugs, the police said on Friday.

Speaking to reporters, Mumbai police commissioner Arup Patnaik said that they have received results for 46 of the 92 persons detained at the party as of now and the results of the remaining persons including two Indian Premier League players, Rahul Sharma and Wayne Parnell (of South Africa), were yet to received.

The police had conducted raid at the rave party at Hotel Oakwood at Juhu in suburban Mumbai on May 20 and detained 92 persons.

They were allowed to leave after their samples were taken at different hospitals. The police had also arrested Vishay Handa who organised the party under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.

Those who have tested positive would also be arrested soon, police sources said.

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