Two Afghan drug smugglers nabbed with 50 kg heroin worth crores

The two are from Kandahar and Helmand provinces in Afghanistan and smuggled the drugs into the country via the Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan, they said.

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By Saima Siddiqui

Published on 23 July 2019 7:03 AM GMT

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New Delhi: Two Afghan nationals were arrested smuggling banned drugs into India after 50 kg heroin, worth INR 15,00,00,000 was seized from them, police said on Tuesday.

The two are from Kandahar and Helmand provinces in Afghanistan and smuggled the drugs into the country via the Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan, they said.

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Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Manishi Chandra said they raided a cold storage on Mariyapuri Road, Kundli, Sonepat, where they found the 200 polypacks of heroin concealed between the cardboard layering of raisin cartons.

There were 102 cartons of raisins, the DCP added.

Last week, police arrested two Afghans and three others with 150 kg Afghani heroin.

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