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3000 kg drug smuggling case in Gujarat speeded up, couple in Chennai jailed

Bhuj court has sentenced a couple from Chennai to 10 days in jail for smuggling 3,000 kg of heroin worth Rs 21,000 crore.

Gujarat’s Mundra Port, one of the largest heroin drug traffickers in the country, has stepped up its crackdown on smuggling. Bhuj court has sentenced a couple from Chennai to 10 days in jail for smuggling 3,000 kg of heroin worth about Rs 21,000 crore. So far, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested a total of six accused in various cases in Delhi on Tuesday (September 21). This includes some Afghan nationals. He was arrested in Delhi with cocaine and heroin. Sources said that they are also investigating whether they are related to the drug case in Gujarat (Custody to Chennai couple in 3000 Kg heroin drugs smuggling case Mundra port Gujrat).

The consignment of 3,000 kg of drugs, which was found on September 16 at Mundra port in Kutch district, was originally sent to India from Afghanistan via Iran. Two containers were shipped to India from the Iranian port of Abbas. The drugs were smuggled under the guise of containing semi-processed talk stones. However, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) conducted raids on the basis of intelligence and cracked down on the smuggling.

After this operation, raids are also being carried out in Ahmedabad, Gandhidham and Mandvi areas of Gujarat. The case is also being processed in Delhi and Chennai. It is also estimated that Afghan nationals are involved in drug trafficking. According to officials, the containers contained processed talc stones. It was also reported that the consignment was for Ashi Trading Company, run by a couple in Chennai. The company was registered in the names of Majvaram Sudhakar and Vaishali Govindaraju Durga Purna at Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. ”

What exactly is the case?

A raid by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on September 16 at Mundra port in Kutch district of Gujarat on the basis of intelligence led to the discovery of a large quantity of narcotics. As many as 2,988,219 kilograms of heroin drugs were found under the cover of Talc Stone processed in two different containers. The ships were smuggled from Afghanistan to India via Iran. After this, raids are being carried out in various places in Gujarat.

Hide the heroin in three layers under the cover of Talk Stone

In particular, the accused, who smuggled international drugs, pretended to be transporting undocumented talc stones. However, in reality, 3 containers of talc stone were hidden in the container and heroin drugs were hidden under it.

The ED will file a money laundering case

The ED said it would soon file a money laundering case, citing large-scale international drug trafficking.

Explanation from Adani Industries Group

The discovery of such a large stock of drugs in the Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, which is owned by the Adani Industries Group, has created a stir. After this, Adani group gave an explanation. “The role of the company operating the port is only to plan the transport at the port. We only provide port services to ships. We do not have the authority to inspect containers and cargo ships transporting from Mundra port. ”

Custody to Chennai couple in 3000 Kg heroin drugs smuggling case Mundra port Gujrat

 

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