“Customs officials at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, India have seized 85 oval-shaped capsules of cocaine valued at roughly Rs. 11.28 crore. According to the officials, the drugs were discovered based on specific intelligence received regarding a Brazil national who had arrived at T-3, IGI Airport, New Delhi, after departing from Sao Paulo Airport in Brazil for Dubai.
Upon arrival, the passenger was diverted to the green channel for an x-ray of his baggage, where the customs officials on duty discovered that a specific substance had been hidden inside the passenger’s body. Following a medical examination, the officials recovered a total of 85 oval-shaped capsules, each weighing 752 grams, which are believed to contain narcotics.
Upon further testing, the capsules were found to contain a commercial amount of cocaine. The estimated value of the seized cocaine is roughly Rs. 11.28 crore. This bust is a significant achievement for the Delhi airport customs officials, who have been working hard to prevent the smuggling of illegal drugs into the country.
Drug smuggling is a serious offense, and the authorities will continue to take strict action against anyone involved in this illegal activity. The arrest and seizure by the customs officials are an excellent example of how a specific intelligence-based operation can prevent illegal activities and maintain law and order.”
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