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2.5 Kg heroin seized, two held in Bangalore

Heroin worth Rs eight crore in the international market was seized and two persons were held in this connection, police said on Saturday.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Bangalore
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2009 02:49 PM IST

Heroin worth Rs eight crore in the international market was seized and two persons were held in this connection, police said on Saturday.

The duo--one from North East and the other a Nigerian national---was trying to send 2.5 Kg heroin to South Africa through a private courier firm in Koramangala, they said.

During the screening process, the courier staff informed the Custom officials and police, which led to the seizure.

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