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Updated on: Monday, November 15, 2021, 12:32 PM IST

Gujarat: In another big seizure,120 kg drugs nabbed by state ATS

They did not reveal the exact value and the type of drugs seized in the late Sunday night operation, but said it would be worth several crores.
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Director General of Police Ashish Bhatia. |

Director General of Police Ashish Bhatia. |

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Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has seized 120 kg of drugs worth 600 crores from three persons in the state's Morbi district, officials confirmed on Monday.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the consignment of heroin was brought by the accused via sea route where they had received a delivery from a Pakistani boat, according to Gujarat Director General of Police, Ashish Bhatia.

According to officials, three persons were arrested after 120 kg of drugs were seized from them in Zinzuda village, located near the Navlakhi port which is in the Gulf of Kutch, in an operation carried out by the ATS along with local police.

Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghavi lauded the Gujarat Police for its efforts to tackle the drug menace.

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"Another achievement of Gujarat Police. Gujarat Police is leading from the front to eliminate the drugs. Gujarat ATS has nabbed around 120 kilo drugs," he tweeted.

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Published on: Monday, November 15, 2021, 12:32 PM IST
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