DRI seizes 3.2 kg heroin worth Rs 21 crore from Zambian woman at Hyderabad airport

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Hyderabad, Jul 19 (PTI): About 3.2 kg heroin, worth around Rs 21 crore in the grey market,was seized from a Zambian woman at the international airport here on Monday, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) said.

DRI officers intercepted the woman passenger, who arrived from Zambia via Johannesburg and Doha, a release from the agency said.

A check resulted in recovery of an off-white powder concealed in her baggage and the substance tested positive for heroin, it said.

The drug was seized and she was arrested under the provisions of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act 1985, the release added.PTI VVK BN BALA BN BALA

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