Psychotropic substance seized at BIA

The officers of Bengaluru International Airport Customs Air Intelligence unit, seized 1.95 kg of Methylene Dioxy Amphetamine (MDA), a psychotropic substance, from the check-in baggage of an Indian passenger who was departing to Kuala Lumpur on October 8.

The MDA is said to be valued at Rs 50 lakh per kg in the international market.
The passenger was arrested.

In August, the customs unit had arrested three passengers bound for Kuala Lumpur when they were trying to smuggle 13.50 kg of Ketamine, another psychotropic substance.
Another 4.9 kg of Ketamine was seized by the Special Investigation Branch, Air Cargo Complex, on September 15.

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