Methamphetamine worth over Rs 3 crore seized in Telangana

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Hyderabad, Dec 19 (PTI): One kg of methamphetamine worth over Rs 3 crore in the international grey market has been seized by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).

Acting on specific intelligence that psychotropic substances were concealed in a Sydney-bound parcel through a courier comprising food items, the consignment was intercepted here on Friday, a DRI press release said.

After removing the items used to cover the contraband, a false bottom was noticed in the parcel an examination which yielded the methamphetamine, it said.

The substance is a stimulant that affects the central nervous system, the release added. PTI SJR NVG NVG