Sunday, August 20, 2017

Air India cabin crew caught while trying to smuggle nearly 2 kg of cannabis

New Delhi: A cabin crew member of the national carrier Air India has been arrested by customs officers from Chennai for allegedly trying to smuggle in 1.895 Kg of cannabis by hiding the banned substance in a meal service cart of a flight. The customs department has arrested the cabin crew member. A detailed investigation has been launched by the customs department, PTI reported. Late last month the West Bengal Crime Investigation Department seized over 140 kg of cannabis from two raids in Bishnupur and Bankura district of the state. The West Bengal CID also made four arrests along with the recovery of the drugs. The drugs were recovered in two separate instances. In the first instance, the CID intercepted a vehicle which was carrying 61 kg of cannabis and made two arrests in Bankura and in the second instance CID intercepted a vehicle and seized 83.015 kg in Bishnupur, according to the Indian Express.
19/08/17 Financial Express