Friday, March 11, 2022

Foreign national held with heroin worth Rs 32 crore at Ahmedabad airport

Ahmedabad: In yet another case of drug smuggling, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) arrested a Tanzanian national at Ahmedabad's Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport and seized 4.5 kilograms of heroin worth Rs 32 crore from his possession.

4.5 kg heroin worth Rs 32 crore seized

According to a report published in the Indian Express (IE), acting on a tip-off, the DRI officers intercepted a passenger of Tanzanian nationality who had arrived at the city airport from Sharjah on Wednesday.

Upon examination, a total of 4.5 kg of heroin was recovered, which was stuffed inside four plastic bags, following which the passenger was arrested. Meanwhile, the drug seizure has been made under the provisions of the NDPS Act, 1985.

11/03/22 India Today

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