India, a country with million hopes and crores of drugs, yes about 4700 crores of drugs was busted and considering the revenue collected this is India’s biggest drug bust in the history of India.
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DIR) claimed to have busted India’s biggest drug racket and seized 23,500 kg mandrax tablets (methaqualone), with an estimated worth of Rs 4,700 crore in the international market. A Bollywood producer has been arrested in the connection, an official said on Wednesday.
“It is India’s biggest drug racket busted by the DRI. I think it should also be the world’s biggest, as the seizure is around 23,500 kg. Its international value is estimated between Rs 4,500-Rs 4,700 crores,” DRI Director General Jayant Misra told IANS.
Misra said: “DRI’s Mumbai zonal unit got the tip-off. It was further developed with the help of Border Security Force. A warehouse in Rajasthan’s Udaipur city housing the drugs was busted on October 28.
In last five years, DRI has seized more than 540 kg of heroin and 7,400 kg of ephedrine along with other Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances under the Act.
India’s biggest drug bust, surely it is.
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