Thai woman arrested with cocaine worth Rs 40 crores at Mumbai airport

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Published by Adnan Nasir on 12 Jan 2024

In an operation led by Directorate of Revenue (DRI), a 21-year-old Thai national was apprehended at Mumbai airport on charges of cocaine trafficking.

The DRI, acting on reliable information, detained the woman upon her arrival from Addis Ababa.

According to the Directorate of Revenue, during an extensive search, the individual’s examination yielded on suspicious findings. However, a closer inspection of her trolley bag uncovered multiple packets containing a white powder-like substance. The substance post subsequent testing was confirmed as cocaine, which carries an estimated international market value of a staggering Rs 40 crore.

The woman arrested was charged under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

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