Drugs worth 12 thousand crore seized through Afghanistan, a Pakistani citizen in custody


Operation Samudragupta: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has recovered 2500 kg of methamphetamine while taking action under Operation Samudragupta off the Kochi coast of Kerala. NCB has also taken the help of Indian Navy in this work. The value of the recovered drugs is said to be around 12 thousand crores. This recovery has been done from the sea of ​​Kochi. A Pakistani citizen has also been detained in this case. NCB told that this is the first time in the country that a drug smuggler has been caught with such a huge quantity. The people taken into custody are being interrogated.

Biggest smuggling ever

The Chief Vigilance Officer of NCB told that this entire matter was done carefully under the supervision of Deputy Director General (Operations) Sanjay Kumar Singh. Sanjay Singh recovered 2500 kg of methamphetamine from Death Crescent while operating at sea in Kochi under Operation Samudragupt.

NCB has claimed that these drugs are brought to India through Afghanistan. This is the biggest seizure of methamphetamine by NCB so far. This is the third major seizure made by the NCB in the last year and a half to stop smuggling through the southern sea route.

3200 kms Methamphetamine, 500 kg. Heroin and hashish seized

Many illegal materials such as heroin and other drugs are smuggled through the sea route in the Indian Ocean region. Because of this, it is becoming a threat to national security, in view of this, ‘Operation Samudragupt’ was launched under the chairmanship of NCB Director General SN Pradhan.

About 3200 kg of methamphetamine, 500 kg of heroin and 529 kg of hashish have been seized so far under Operation Samudragupt. Not only NCB in this operation but also inputs shared with operations Sri Lanka and Maldives have played a role which has resulted in these seizures.

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