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Drug Worth Rs 247 Crore Seized At Mumbai Airport, Two Zimbabwean Nationals Arrested

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New Delhi: A big consignment of medicine has been seized and two Zimbabwean nationals have been arrested within the case at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Worldwide Airport. 

Based on officers, the Airport Intelligence Unit (AIU) took this motion on the enter of DRI. The drug consignment, of 35kg of heroin, is alleged to be price round Rs 247 crore. 

That is the primary case of seizure of such a big amount of drug consignments on the airport to date. The 2 arrested Zimbabwean nationals have been recognized as a 46-year-old lady and a 27-year-old male passenger. Each have been taken into custody by the AIU.

Each the international nationals had left Harare in Zimbabwe and had arrived in Mumbai after receiving the consignment at Addis Ababa. The case has been handed over to AIU by DRI.

The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB), however, seized greater than 662 kg of ganja from a truck in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh, mentioned an official on Tuesday.

Narcotics Deputy Commissioner Sanjay Kumar mentioned that appearing on the knowledge obtained from an informer, the NCB workforce stopped the truck on Gwalior-Agra route on Monday-Tuesday evening and seized 662.5 kg of ganja. Nevertheless, the driving force and the helper of the truck jumped out of the car and fled.

Kumar had mentioned that the drug was hid in 135 packets in a specifically designed area behind the driving force’s cabin. He mentioned {that a} faux quantity plate was additionally discovered within the truck throughout the search.

A case has been registered towards the accused beneath NDPS act and the seek for the accused is underway, Kumar added.


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