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Gujarat: Heroin worth Rs 215 crore seized in Rajkot | DETAILS

Rajkot news: "During questioning, he disclosed that the (smuggled) consignment had been kept at a place in Paddhari taluka of Rajkot district. Our team searched the place and found 31 kg of heroin," the official said.

Reported By : Nirnay Kapoor Edited By : Sheenu Sharma
Rajkot
Updated on: May 13, 2023 19:47 IST
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Rajkot news: The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has seized heroin worth Rs 215 crore from Rajkot district and arrested a Nigerian national for alleged smuggling, an official said today (May 12). The ATS had detained the man a few days ago on suspicion that he had recently smuggled heroin into the state through sea route, the official said.

"During questioning, he disclosed that the (smuggled) consignment had been kept at a place in Paddhari taluka of Rajkot district. Our team searched the place and found 31 kg of heroin," he added.

The seized drug was worth Rs 215 crore in international markets, the ATS official said.

The Nigerian national was put under arrest on Thursday (May 11) and the ATS has obtained his custody till May 24 from a court, he said.

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