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Heroin worth Rs 80 crore seized at Mumbai airport

11:07 AM Oct 06, 2022 | PTI |

Mumbai: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 16 kg of heroin valued at more than Rs 80 crore at the Mumbai airport, an official said on Thursday.

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A passenger was intercepted on Wednesday on the basis of a tip-off and the search of his luggage led to the discovery of contraband.

The heroin was concealed in a cavity created inside a trolley bag, said the DRI official.

The man, a Kerala resident, was booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and further probe was on, he said.

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