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NCB-Bengaluru seizes 1 kg methamphetamine at Hubballi Railway Station

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NCB-Bengaluru seizes 1 kg methamphetamine at Hubballi Railway Station

Ugandan woman train passenger had concealed drug in baby food cartons

BENGALURU:

Based on specific intelligence, officers of the NCB-Bengaluru seized 995 grams of methamphetamine at Hubballi Railway Station on January 7 from a Ugandan woman. She was travelling in a train with the drug8 concealed. The drug was sourced from Delhi and was meant for further distribution in Karnataka.

NCB-Bengaluru seizes 1 kg methamphetamine at Hubballi Railway Station

Amit Ghawate, IRS, Zonal Director, NCB, said in a press release: “The drug was cleverly packed and further concealed in two Cerelac baby food cartons to avoid detection. Each box contained around 500 grams of methamphetamine.”

‘Drug syndicate neutralised’

With the arrest of the Ugandan national, the NCB-Bengaluru has effectively neutralised a drug syndicate which was operating in the south.

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