The Directorate of Income Intelligence has arrested two African ladies with 12 Kilograms of heroin at Hyderabad’s worldwide airport in two separate incidents on Saturday and Sunday. In accordance with the officers, the seized heroin has an estimated worth of Rs 78 Crore within the worldwide market.
The officers acted on particular intelligence enter and intercepted the ladies who hail from Uganda and Zambia.
The Zambian lady was caught for allegedly smuggling eight kilograms of heroin value Rs 53 crore, the officers mentioned.
The Ugandan lady was arrested a day earlier than, on Saturday. The officers, appearing on particular intel, arrested the lady who had come to choose up her lacking baggage on the airport.
She had arrived in Hyderabad earlier, from Zimbabwe by way of Doha.
“The lady got here to the airport on Saturday to pickup her lacking baggage and we’ve discovered about 4 kilos of heroin neatly stuffed in duct taped packets between the partitions of the suitcase,” an official mentioned.
The lady opted for the inexperienced channel, and in the course of the baggage screening, the official seen suspicious materials.
“Brown powder was hid contained in the drum of plastic pipe roll carried in checked in baggage. We retrieved eight kilos of the powder from the drum. Chemical take a look at confirmed that it was heroin,” an official mentioned.