Left Menu
Development News Edition

Delhi: 7 Afghan nationals held, Heroin worth Rs 9.5 cr seized

Seven Afghan nationals were arrested and Heroin worth over Rs 9.5 crores was seized from their possession, the Customs Department said.


Delhi: 7 Afghan nationals held, Heroin worth Rs 9.5 cr seized
Representative Image. Image Credit: ANI

Seven Afghan nationals were arrested and Heroin worth over Rs 9.5 crores was seized from their possession, the Customs Department said.

A press release from the Office of the Commissioner of Customs at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport said, "The Afghani passengers had arrived at Terminal 3, IGI Airport here on November 16. They were intercepted by Custom Officers. Medical examination the passengers resulted in the recovery of 214 capsules of Heroin total weighing 1,957 gms valued Rs 9,78,50,000. The capsules were ingested/swallowed by the passengers."

"The said recovery of Heroin has been seized under the provisions of the NDPS Act 1985. All seven passengers have been placed under arrest in terms of section 43 of the NDPS Act, 1985. Further investigations are in progress," the press note added. (ANI)

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.


TRENDING

OPINION/BLOG/INTERVIEW

SDG2030: Challenges of technological applications in advancing Global Goals

Application of contemporary and future information technologies may go milestones in advancing sustainable development goals SDGs provided the challenges are overcome and implementation is ensured....

Sustainable Fashion: UNDP wants you to wear properly to reduce Global Warming 

The experts have estimated that the amount of water used to prepare one pair of jeans and a T shirt is sufficient for a person to drink for 13 years....

World Economic Forum suggests 8 Education Models for Future Schools

In a report released on January 14, the World Economic Forum WEF has also picked two examples for each model from throughout the world. The WEF has emphasized that these schools systems would be crucial for Forth Industrial Revolution.&#160...

Bitterness before US-China Trade Deal on Wednesday

Both the superpowers are going to sign Phase 1 of the US-China Trade Deal on Wednesday. The stock markets are hovering on all time high but the questions are being raised on sustainability of the deal as spat continue between them on severa...

Videos

Latest News

CollegeDekho triples growth: Delivers admissions worth 1000 Crores

New Delhi India, Jan 18 ANINewsVoir Education technology startup CollegeDekho has witnessed a strong outcome for its academic year ending October 30, 2019, registering a 3X increase in revenue over the previous year. With the commitment to ...

Virus casts shadow over China's biggest festival, but little worry at epicentre

Health authorities are concerned that a virus originating in central China could spread when hundreds of millions of Chinese travel during next weeks lunar new year festival, but residents said there were was little anxiety in the city at t...

Prajnesh enters Australian Open main draw, may run into Djokovic in 2nd round

Indian tennis player Prajnesh Gunnewaran on Saturday sneaked into the Australian Open mens singles main draw as a lucky loser and may run into world number one Novak Djokovic if he clears the first hurdle. The Indian left-hander had lost th...

Stephen Frears to direct 'Dr Death' series for Peacock

Critically-acclaimed British filmmaker Stephen Frears will helm the series adaptation of popular podcast Dr Death, starring Jamie Dornan, Alec Baldwin and Christian Slater. The series is based at NBCs upcoming streaming service Peacock and ...

Give Feedback