Friday, January 21, 2022

Ugandan National Held At Chennai Airport For Possessing Heroin Worth ₹ 7 Crore

Chennai: Over one kilogram of heroin worth ₹ 7 crore was seized and a citizen of Uganda was arrested in this connection, the Customs department authorities said on Friday.

Acting on specific inputs, the department officials intercepted the 29-year-old passenger who arrived here from Sharjah on Thursday.

During a personal search, 108 capsules concealed in his inner garments were retrieved. The capsules contained powder that upon testing was identified as heroin. In total, 1.07 kg of heroin worth ₹ 7 crore was seized and the Ugandan national was arrested, an official release from the Commissioner of Customs said.

21/01/22 PTI/NDTV

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