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Cocaine worth Rs 5 crore seized from woman passenger at Mumbai airport

The woman had arrived in Mumbai on Friday from Addis Ababa by Ethiopian Airlines flight, the customs department said in a tweet.

PTI Reported By: PTI Mumbai Published on: August 20, 2022 12:43 IST
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Image Source : PTI (FILE PHOTO) Cocaine worth Rs 5 crore seized from woman passenger at Mumbai airport

The Customs department has recovered 500 grams of cocaine worth Rs 5 crore from a woman passenger, who arrived at the city international airport from Ethiopia, following which she was arrested, officials said. The woman had arrived in Mumbai on Friday from Addis Ababa by Ethiopian Airlines flight, the customs department said in a tweet.

"The woman identified as Sierra Leonean was placed under arrest after the recovery of the drug," it said. The drug was found concealed in her purse, it added in the tweet.

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