Sunday, 24 Jan, 7.19 pm East Coast Daily

Air Customs seized heroin worth Rs. 68 crore at airport: 2 arrested

The Air Customs officials at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi has seized heroin worth Rs. 68 crore from two passengers. The Air Customs officials has seized the narcotic drug from two Ugandan nationals. They came to New Delhi from Entebebe via Doha.

The officials has intercepted the African nationals and recovered 51 pouches containing 9.8 kgs of the narcotic drug. Passengers has been arrested under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

"When this material was subjected to diagnostic test, prima facie it appears to contain commercial quantity of heroin, valued at Rs 68 crore," a statement issued by the Air Customs said.

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