Mumbai: Officials of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday seized a parcel containing 500 grams of Amphetamine worth Rs 1 crore after conducting an operation at Airport courier in Andheri. The agency officials claimed that the said parcel was destined for Christchurch in New Zealand. The NCB has launched a manhunt to trace and nab the consigner in the said case.
Speaking about the operation, Mumbai NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede said, on the basis of reliable information, a team of NCB Mumbai seized 500 gram of Amphetamine which was concealed in the false cavity of an Induction cooker. The Amphetamine was wrapped with black colour cloth and metallic sheet. The parcel was destined to be Christchurch, New Zealand.
"Many types of substances are known to interact with amphetamine, resulting in altered drug action or metabolism of amphetamine, the interacting substance, or both. Inhibitors of enzymes that metabolize amphetamine will prolong its elimination half-life, meaning that its effects will last longer. Amphetamine modulates the activity of most psychoactive drugs. In particular, amphetamine may decrease the effects of sedatives and depressants and increase the effects of stimulants and antidepressants," said an NCB official.