Big drug smuggling network busted, Rs 2,000 crore shipped in 3 years – India TV Hindi

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Large drug trafficking network exposed

New Delhi: Amid drug crackdown efforts, a major drug network has been uncovered. This operation has been jointly conducted by NCB, Special Cell and Delhi Police. 50 kg of pseudoephedrine was seized in Delhi and three people were arrested from Tamil Nadu. This network is so big that it has branches in India, New Zealand, Australia and Malaysia.

Supply of medicines worth Rs.2 thousand crores

After questioning the arrested persons, it was revealed that these persons had sent a total of 45 consignments containing about 3500 kg of pseudoephedrine in the last 3 years. Its estimated value in the international market was over Rs 2,000 crore.

The mastermind of the nexus has been identified as a Tamil film producer, who is absconding. Attempts are being made to apprehend him to trace the source of the pseudoephedrine. NCB has given this information.

How was drug trafficking done?

This smuggling was being done through air and sea cargo under the guise of food items like health mix powder, desiccated coconut. The NCB is cooperating with New Zealand and Australian authorities to uncover the entire international network.

New Zealand customs officials and Australian police were informed that large quantities of pseudoephedrine disguised as desiccated coconut powder were being shipped to both countries. The source of this consignment was Delhi.

Pseudoephedrine is used to make methamphetamine, which is the most sought-after drug worldwide and is sold in Australia and New Zealand for around Rs 1.5 crore per kg.

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