The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested Sonu Pathan from the Dongri area of Mumbai in connection with gangster Chinku Pathan's drugs case.
According to the NCB, Sonu Pathan is a close aide of Chinku Pathan.
"One Sonu Pathan, a close aide of Chinku Pathan, arrested from Dongri area of Mumbai last night, in connection with gangster Chinku Pathan drugs case, NCB said in a statement.
Sonu Pathan was on the run for the last five months.
"Last night, NCB got information that Sonu Pathan is going to come to meet his family members. Acting on the tip-off, NCB laid a trap and caught Sonu Pathan," the statement added.
Several cases have been registered against Sonu Pathan in Mumbai police stations.
Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim aide Chinku Pathan was arrested by the NCB on January 20 with a huge quantity of drugs from the Dongri area of the city.
Chinku Pathan is currently under the custody of the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad as NCB found a Dawood connection while investigating the drugs case. Chinku Pathan is the grandson of gangster Karim Lala.