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Heroin worth Rs 1,500 crore seized off Lakshadweep coast

Indian Express | 20/05/2022 09:56 PM | Click to read full article

Authorities have seized a massive 218-kg heroin haul off Lakshadweep that is estimated to be worth around Rs 1,526 crore in the international market.

Officials from the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Indian Coast Guard on May 18 intercepted two boats named “Prince” and “Little Jesus” from which they seized 218 packets of high-grade heroin weighing a kilo each, said the DRI statement.