Big Drug Bust at Mumbai Airport; 74 kgs of Contraband Seized

The customs department’s Air Intelligence Unit have seized 74 kg contraband from Tanzanian woman at Mumbai airport. 

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In one of the biggest drugs seizure at Mumbai airport, the Customs department’s Air Intelligence Unit seized 74 kgs of a contraband, suspected to be methaqualone, from a Tanzanian national, today.

We have arrested Chambo Fatma Basil under NDPS Act who was carrying 74 kgs of the contraband worth about Rs 7.4 crores.
– Milind Lanjewar, Additional Commissioner of Customs

Basil was departing to Dar es Salaam via Qatar Airways when she was apprehended.

She was intercepted on the basis of specific intelligence and checking of her bags lead to the recovery of white crystalline powder suspected to be methaqualone.
– Milind Lanjewar, Additional Commissioner of Customs

He also said that further investigation was on.

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