NCB identified suspected drug peddlers in Arambol attack

The drug nexus between some shack owners and drug dealers is something that has been spoken of in many stakeholder circles.
The police now seem to be at the receiving end, that too for not getting permission from the higher ups. What is really the issue here? is it about apprehending the culprits or is it about letting higher ups know so that there is information leak and the culprits make haste and disappear.