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Posted at: Jul 23, 2019, 9:39 PM; last updated: Jul 24, 2019, 6:42 AM (IST)

Rs 200-cr heroin haul from cold strorage in Sonepat

Rs 200-cr heroin haul from cold strorage in Sonepat
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New Delhi, July 23

The Special Cell of Delhi Police have seized 50 kg of Afghan heroin from a cold storage located in Haryana’s Sonepat. The consignment had reportedly entered India through the Wagah-Attari border in Punjab.

The cost of the drug is stated to be around Rs 200 crore. 

According to the Special Cell sleuths, 102 cartons of raisins had 204 polypacks of heroin concealed between the cardboard layering. Two more Afghan nationals -- one from Kandahar and the other from Helmand -- have been arrested. 

The police officials raided a cold storage located on Mariyapuri Road at Kundli, Sonepat, in Haryana. 

Earlier, the police had busted a racket and seized 150 kg of Afghan heroin worth Rs 600 crore. A heroin reconstitution and processing unit in the making was busted and five people, including two Afghan chemical experts, have been arrested.  — IANS


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