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Party drug worth Rs. 48 cr seized from 2 flyers at IGIA

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, July 05, 2013
First Published: 23:37 IST(5/7/2013) | Last Updated: 23:39 IST(5/7/2013)

Customs officials at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) seized party drugs worth R48 crore from two passengers who were going to Johannesburg via Nairobi.

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The recovered drug was reportedly methaqualone.

“The passengers were scheduled to travel by a Kenya airways flight. At the departure hall of Terminal 3, they were intercepted and interrogated at length. Their baggage was checked and a powdered drug was recovered,” said a senior customs official. The two have been detained.

“We seized 60.18kg drug from the duo,” the official added.


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