Breaking: 794.64 grams of Heroin worth Rs. 5.56 Cr. seized. Pax arrested

Based on intelligence, on 17.05.2022 at around 04:30 a.m, a passenger by name -Mr. Lauben Mbangire, aged 42 years, resident of Uganda arriving from Sharjah by Air Arabia flight G9-471 was intercepted by Air Intelligence Officers of Chennai Customs. The passenger had swallowed 63 capsules containing ivory colour powder material which upon testing was identified as Heroin. Totally, 794.64 grams of Heroin with street value of around Rs. 5.56 cr. (approx.) was recovered and seized from the passenger. The passenger was arrested under the provisions of NDPS Act, 1985 read with Customs Act, 1962.

Further investigations under progress, according to the Press Release issued by K.R. UDAY BHASKAR, Pr. Commissioner of Customs, Chennai International Airport.