Heroin worth over Rs 6 crore seized in Assam
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Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau has seized 3.98 kg of heroin worth Rs 24 crore from a South African national at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport here, an NCB official said on Thursday.

Acting on a specific information, a team of the NCB’s Mumbai zone officials on Tuesday apprehended the person, who had come from Johannesburg and was carrying a red trolley bag, he said.

During a search, they found a cavity in his bag where four packets of heroin, weighing 3.98 kg, were kept hidden, the NCB said in a statement.

In 2021, the NCB had apprehended a woman from South Africa with 3.9 kg of heroin at the airport here, the official said.

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