DRI seizes 11.94 kg heroin valued at Rs 84 cr, arrests 3
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Mumbai: Income intelligence officers seized 11.94 kg heroin from an Indian passenger arriving from Zimbabwe on February 14. The Finance ministry knowledgeable that in addition to the passenger, three extra folks concerned within the smuggling had been additionally arrested
Occasions Now’s Shweta Verma reported that on the idea of particular Intelligence, the officers of DRI Mumbai intercepted one Indian feminine passenger who had arrived from Harare to Mumbai through Nairobi vide Kenya Airways on February 14.
Examination of bags of the passenger resulted within the restoration and seizure of 11.94kg of creamish colored granules. The officers performed a take a look at and located that the substance examined optimistic for presence of ‘Heroin’ a narcotic drug coated beneath the NDPS Act,1985.
The seized NDPS substance, collectively weighing 11.94 Kg, is valued at roughly Rs 84 crores within the illicit market. The substance was ingeniously hid contained in the trolley luggage and in file folders.
The passenger knowledgeable that the medication had been handed over to her in Harare and the identical had been to be delivered to 2 individuals in Mumbai.
Performing swifty, DRI officers recognized and nabbed the stated recipients who had come to obtain the passenger and the contraband, from outdoors the airport.
The passenger together with two different recipients have been arrested beneath the provisions of NDPS Act,1985. Additional investigation is underway.