CISF seizes 19.50 kg contraband drug from IGI

Last Updated: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 12:52 hrs

New Delhi: Personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) recovered 19.50 kg pseudoephedrine drug from the baggage of three travellers at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here and arrested the three people, said a CISF official Thursday.

Van Lal Chhana, 21, Lal Zuiliana, 42, and C. Rochunga, 29 - all residents of Mizoram - were arrested Wednesday evening after the drug was detected during screening of their baggage when they were about to board a Kolkata-bound flight at IGI airport.

"Three packets containing the narcotic substance were recovered. The Narcotics Control Bureau was informed and they confirmed that the item was pseudoephedrine drug valued at Rs.19 lakh in the Indian market and more than Rs.1 crore in the international market," the official said.

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