Thursday, July 09, 2020

Chennai Air Customs Seizes Two Postal Parcels Containing 540 MDMA Pills, Two Held

Chennai: Two persons were detained in connection with import of 540 drug pills valued at Rs 16 lakh through air parcel, said the Customs Commissioner of the Chennai International Airport on Thursday.
The Customs seized two parcels that arrived at the Chennai Foreign Post Office from the Netherland.
The Commissioner of Customs in a statement said that the parcels were seized under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic
Substances Act, 1985.
"A total of 540 MDMA pills valued at Rs 16 lakhs were recovered and seized under the NDPS Act, 1985. The parcels were
addressed to two different persons in Chennai city. As a follow-up action, searches were carried out at the addresses and two
persons have been detained to ascertain their role in smuggling," the Commissioner of Customs said.
09/07/20 ANI/Latestly
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