Cocaine Worth Rs 20 Cr Seized At Mumbai Airport, Two Foreigners Arrested


Mumbai: The sleuths of NCB has arrested two foreign nationals with a consignment of Cocaine worth Rs 20 crore.

Acting on reliable inputs about supply of consignment of drugs into Mumbai by an international syndicate, the NCB carried an operation.

Immediately, it was analysed that the carrier was to air travel from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Mumbai on November 20.

Accordingly, the NCB-Mumbai officials immediately moved to CSMI Airport, Mumbai and set up a layout to apprehend the said lady. Shortly, as the flight from Addis Ababa arrived the lady was physically identified and intercepted. Thereafter, a search in accordance of legal procedure led to recovery of 2.800 kgs of fine quality Cocaine from her belongings which were meticulously concealed among unsuspecting items. The contraband in 08 packets of different sizes was concealed in 2 pair shoes, 2 purses very carefully by crafting special cavities.

Thereafter, the contraband was seized and the lady was held up for further questioning.

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