Armyman among 4 traffickers arrested with drugs at IGI Airport

Four persons, including a serving Army officer, were arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi for trafficking banned drug pseudoephedrine. The security agencies seized 85 kg worth Rs 68 lakh from them.

The Central Industrial Security Force officials, in charge of airport security found movements of some passengers suspicious in check-in area of Terminal 1D on
Wednesday at around 3:45 am.  

The passengers were carrying their luggage in two bags. While passing through X-ray baggage inspection system, images that appeared on the monitor indicated of some narcotic substance kept in the bags.

When the CISF officials personally checked the bags, tablets weighing 85 kg were found.

They were tested with narcotic substance test kit which confirmed the tablets to be pseudoephedrine.

The security agency nabbed four passengers identified as Lalparmawia, 30, and Army officer of third Assam Regiment of Indian Army from Shillong in Meghalaya, David Lalnuntluanga, 23, Vin Ramdingngheta, 27, and Ramdim, 22, from Mizoram.

They came to airport to travel to Kolkata by GoAir flight. During interrogation, they told security officials that they are residing in a rented accommodation at Janakpuri in west Delhi. Apart from the Army officer, the other three are call centre employees. On questioning, they said they had to hand over the drugs at Aizwal.

The CISF officials informed the Narcotics Control Bureau officials.

The NCB officials confirmed that the recovered tablets were pseudoephedrine.
The four people were handed over to NCB officials for further interrogation.   
Earlier in last one month, the CISF officials have nabbed six drug traffickers and seized more than Rs 1.2 crore banned drugs.

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