Noida Police on Tuesday busted a drug racket from Mitra Society and seized narcotic substances worth Rs 100 crore. According to the reports, the racket was operated from a residential house in Greater Noida's Mitra Society. During the raid, police recovered a large amount of drugs and apprehended two foreign national women.
The police said that the foreign nationals were running the drug laboratory near posh Sector Omega 1 of Greater Noida.
The police raided the house on Tuesday at the instance of one of the nine accused arrested on May 17.
9 persons of African origin arrested on May 17
Earlier on May 17, the police had arrested nine persons of African origin and recovered 46 kg methamphetamine (MDMA), estimated to be worth Rs 200 crore in the international market, from a house in Theta 2 of Greater Noida. The foreigners came to India on student visas and were living on rent.
Additional DCP Greater Noida Ashok Kumar said that during interrogation of the one of the nine accused Chidi, information cropped up about Greater Noida's other drug laboratory on the basis of which, the police raided the house and recovered drugs on Tuesday.
The police said that the laboratory had been operating for about one year and drugs were supplied abroad.