Mumbai Crime: Officers on the Mumbai Airport on Monday seized round 2.5 kg of cocaine price Rs 25 crore from a passenger. The officers obtained an intelligence enter that narcotic medication have been being smuggled into India by a passenger travelling from Addis Ababa to Mumbai.
In a major crackdown on medication syndicate, the Directorate of Income Intelligence, Mumbai Zonal unit officers have apprehended a passenger with seizure of two.58Kg of Cocaine price 25 crore on February 27.
This isn’t the primary case of its type. Earlier this month too, in comparable modus operandi medication have been tried to be smuggled led to subsequent arrest of the passenger. As per the senior official, it is among the trending strategies amongst smugglers have been cleaning soap packaged bars are employed to smuggle narcotics substance. Curiously, the load of cleaning soap bars and package deal are these of standard cleaning soap with perfume.
Within the current case, The suspected passenger was intercepted by the crew of DRI officers within the early hours of twenty seventh February and a radical search of the passenger’s baggage resulted within the restoration of two.58 kg of Cocaine hid in 12 cleaning soap bars being carried by the stated passenger inside his trolley bag. The illicit worldwide market worth of the contraband is above Rs. 25 crores. In a swift comply with as much as nab the last word beneficiary, the officers laid a lure and apprehended the recipient. The passenger together with the recipient have been put beneath arrest and remanded to DRI Custody. Additional investigation within the case is in progress.
As per the data from dependable sources in DRI, it’s confirmed that the arrested passenger is a retired authorities worker. Report means that Overseas nationals entice and worker Indian nationals for smuggling of medication is on surge.