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India seizes $2.7bn of heroin from Afghanistan at port

Indian officials say they have seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan. The haul is worth an estimated 200 billion rupees (S$3.6 billion) It comes amid the chaos following last month's takeover of the country by the Taliban. Two people have been arrested in connection with the haul.
1 month ago|New Delhi, India

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India seizes $2.7 billion Afghan heroin haul amid Kabul takeover chaos

Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200 billion rupees ($2.72 billion) amid the chaos following last month's takeover of the country by the Taliban. Afghanistan is the world's biggest illicit opiate supplier https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/profits-poppy-afghanistans-illegal-drug-trade-boon-taliban-2021-08-16, but since taking power, the Islamis…

1 month ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Mundra Port: Nearly three tonnes of heroin seized at Gujarat port

The seized drugs reportedly have a street value of more than $2.7bn.

1 month ago|United Kingdom
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India seizes $2.7bn of heroin from Afghanistan at port

Heroin production has boomed in Afghanistan in recent years and the country produces most of the world’s supply of the drugNearly three tonnes of heroin with a street value of $2.7bn (£2bn) from Afghanistan have been seized from a western Indian port in a major bust, officials said. Two Indians were arrested after the heroin, which was kept in two containers marked as carrying talc, was found by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at M…

1 month ago|London, United Kingdom
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India seizes $2.7 billion Afghan heroin haul amid Kabul takeover chaos

By Sumit Khanna and Zeba Siddiqui AHMEDABAD - Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200 billion rupees ($2.72 billion) amid the chaos following last month's takeover of the country by the Taliban. Afghanistan is the world's biggest illicit opiate supplier https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/

1 month ago|United Kingdom
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Nearly 3,000 kg heroin seized at Mundra port in Gujarat

Two persons have been arrested, and the role of some Afghan nationals is also being investigated.

1 month ago|India
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Afghanistan Heroin Worth Rs 19,000 Crore Seized At Gujarat Port: Report

Nearly three tonnes of heroin with a street value of over Rs 19,000 crore from Afghanistan have been seized from a port in Gujarat in a major bust, officials said Monday.

1 month ago|New Delhi, India
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Indian authorities seize heroin ‘worth £2bn’ originating from Afghanistan

Authorities claim to have impounded two containers carrying nearly three tonnes of heroin

1 month ago|London, United Kingdom
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3,000kg drugs worth ₹21,000 crore from Afghanistan seized at Gujarat port

The consignment, originating from Afghanistan, now under Taliban rule, was shipped to Gujarat on September 13-14 via Iran’s Bandar Abbas Port and was hidden inside the containers of semi-processed Afghan talc, imported by a firm based in Andhra Pradesh.

1 month ago|New Delhi, India
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India seizes $3.7 billion Afghan heroin haul amid Kabul takeover chaos

Two people accused of trying to smuggle the drugs into India in shipping containers have been arrested.

1 month ago|Australia
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India seizes $2.7 billion Afghan heroin haul amid Kabul takeover chaos

AHMEDABAD - Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200 billion rupees ($2.72 billion) amid the chaos following last month's takeover of the country by the Taliban.

1 month ago|Singapore
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