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Man held with 5.1 kg heroin at IGI Airport

delhi Updated: May 09, 2010 23:18 IST

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A Mali national was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International airport here allegedly with 5.1 kg of heroin with a street value of around Rs 5.2 crore, officials said today.

Abdoulaye Coulibaly was apprehended by Narcotics Control Bureau with help from CISF and Delhi International Airport Limited officials while he was about to board a Spicejet flight to Hyderabad from the capital.

Officials recovered 5.160 kg of heroin of south-west Asian origin from his possession.

During interrogation, officials claimed, Coulibaly told them that he was a carrier for drugs and was supposed to smuggle the consignment from India to Lome, Togo.