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DRI Seizes Contraband Ganja Worth Rs 5 Crore At Mumbai Airport

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DRI seizes contraband ganja worth Rs 5 crore at Mumbai airport

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Mumbai, July 2, 2024: The officers of the Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Mumbai Zonal Unit, seized ganja valued at Rs. 5 crores from a passenger travelling from Bangkok on 1st July, 2024 (Monday), stated a Press Information Bureau release. 

On the basis of a specific intelligence input, DRI officers identified one Indian passenger arriving from Bangkok at Mumbai International Airport, who was suspected to be carrying contraband item in baggage/on person.

On systematic search of bags, it was found that 9 vacuum packed silver coloured packets were there having different fruit markings on each bag. Further, a greenish substance in lumps form was recovered from all the 9 packets which when tested with field NDPS test kit, resulted positive for Ganja.

The greenish substance in lumps form weighing 5.34 kg, valued at Rs. 5 crores, has been seized and the passenger has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody, under the provisions of the NDPS Act,1985, stated a press release.

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