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Tanzanian held with six kg drugs at Mumbai airport

PTI | Updated on: 13 Sep 2018, 05:57:49 PM
Tanzanian held with six kg drugs at Mumbai airport (Representational Image- PTI)

Mumbai:

A Tanzanian national has been apprehended at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle out six kgs of drugs, an official said on Thursday.

I A Shabani, who was supposed to travel to Muscat, was apprehended by CISF personnel at about 2 am, he said.

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Security personnel intercepted him on the basis of suspicion as he was about to enter the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International (CSMI) Airport here and took him for detailed frisking.

“About six kilograms of Ephedrine, a stimulant category drug, was recovered in the form of crystalline shape from the bag of the man who holds a Tanzanian passport. He was handed over to anti-narcotics sleuths,” the official said.

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First Published : 13 Sep 2018, 05:57:41 PM

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