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Zambian woman caught smuggling heroin in Hyderabad

The Zambian national initially denied any wrong-doing, but when confronted, she admitted to smuggling heroin.

Published: 06th June 2021 11:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th June 2021 11:34 AM   |  A+A-

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Around 8 kgs of heroin, worth around Rs 53 crore, was seized from her. (File Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: In a major drug haul, sleuths of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Hyderabad Unit, caught a Zambian national woman when she arrived at the RGI Airport at Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday.

Around 8 kgs of heroin, worth around Rs 53 crore, was seized from her.

The passenger had arrived from Doha by Qatar Airways flight QR500. 

Based on a specific input, DRI sleuths intercepted her and started interogating her. 

She initially denied any wrong-doing, but when confronted, she admitted to smuggling heroin.

Officials are now probing the source of the drug and also about her handlers in the city. 

​Further investigation is underway, they said.



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