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2 kg hashish seized, 2 held at Mumbai airport

ANI | Updated: Sep 06, 2019 01:08 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sept 6 (ANI): The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has seized 2 kilograms of contraband hashish, worth approximately Rs 20 lakh, from two passengers at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here on Thursday.
The Doha bound duo, identified as Md Tarique Irfan Inayatullah Mansoori and Zahira Mohammed Tarique Irfan Mansoori, was handed over to Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for further action.
According to police, during the pre-embarkation security check at Terminal-2, some suspicious items were noticed in two handbags.
"On detailed inspection, some unusual bumps were noticed at the bottom of the bags. When they were opened, four packets (two packets in each bag) wrapped in carbon foil weighing approximately 2 kg were detected. On opening the packets drug was found," said a CISF release. (ANI)