Mother of all catches: Narcotics Control Bureau seizes drugs worth Rs 1300 Cr
Delhi Zonal Unit and Operations division of Narcotics Control Bureau has busted an international drugs cartel and drugs worth Rs 1300 crore seized from the cartel
December 14, 2019
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Delhi Zonal Unit and Operations achieved a major breakthrough in busting an International and pan-India level drug cartel and has effected the largest catch of cocaine.
International Drug Syndicate busted; Largest seizure of 20 Kgs of Cocaine, worth Rs. 100 crores, by Narcotics Control Bureau in India
The cumulative seizure of cocaine done by Narcotics Control Bureau in India is around 20 Kgs, having an international value of Rs. 100 crores. 55 Kgs Cocaine and 200 Kgs of Methamphetamine have been seized in Australia. The total international worth of the seized drugs from the drug
cartel is about Rs. 1300 crores.
Sharing preliminary inputs, officials said five Indians, an American, an Indonesian and two Nigerians have been arrested in this operation
In pan India level operations, 5 Indians, 1 American national, 2 Nigerian nationals and 1 Indonesian nationals have been arrested. Consignments of psychotropic drugs in India were found to be sourced from Canada, Australia and the USA. The shipments of cocaine and methamphetamine were sent from India to Australia.
Sources of 55 Kg of Cocaine and 200 Kg of Methamphetamine, seized in Australia, unearthed; Drugs worth Rs. 1300 crores in International market seized from the cartel
The seizures made by the Narcotics Control Bureau have reflected national and international ramifications which warrant deeper probes to understand the various linkages of these cartels. Looking into the gravity of the offences, NCB
has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to further probe links of this network and for launching effective prosecution.