Drug haul busted in Delhi, 5 held, heroin worth Rs 600 crore seized

Updated: Jul 19, 2019, 18:07 IST | mid-day online desk |

Two amongst the arrested were chemical experts hailing from Afghanistan

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Delhi Police Special Cell busted a narcotics drug haul and seized heroin worth Rs 600 crore and arrested five people.

Out of the five arrested, two were chemical experts who hailed from Afghanistan.

"Five persons including two Afghan chemical experts and seized around 150 kgs of Afghan origin heroin worth about Rs 600 crores in the international market," Delhi Police Special Cell said on Friday.

Corolla Altis, Honda Civic, Toyota Camry and other luxury vehicles have been seized.

The identities of the arrested persons are yet to be revealed by police.

Further investigation in the case is underway.

In a similar incident, the Wadala police have seized 4.5 kilograms of hash worth Rs 9 lakh from 2 persons on Wednesday afternoon. Cops have also arrested the 2 persons in this case to the crime from Hariyali Hotel, Wadala (E).

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Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from Agencies

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