Mumbai: 2 foreign nationals held with drugs worth Rs 18 crore at airport

A case was registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.

Vishal SinghUpdated: Saturday, December 03, 2022, 10:27 PM IST
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Mumbai: 2 foreign nationals held with drugs worth Rs 18 crore at airport | FPJ

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested two foreign nationals at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International (CSMI) Airport with 1,794gm cocaine worth Rs18 crore. A case was registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.

The suspects – a male Kenyan and female Guinean – flew Ethiopian Airlines and hid the drugs in eight plastic pouches in the linings of four empty sling bags. While the male passenger is a clown by profession, the female passenger is engaged in ladies clothing business.

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