Visuals of the drugs seized by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
Visuals of the drugs seized by the Narcotics Control Bureau.

NCB arrests South African woman with 24.7 kg Pseudoephedrine from Delhi airport

ANI | Updated: May 11, 2019 19:03 IST

New Delhi [India], May 11 (ANI): The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested a South African woman and seized 24.7-kilogram Pseudoephedrine drug from her possession at IGI Airport, Delhi.
"The CISF Delhi Airport intercepted a South African lady suspected to be carrying contraband on May 9 early morning and informed NCB, Delhi about it. NCB Delhi reached and a total of 24.7 kg of Pseudoephedrine was seized from her luggage," said NCB.
During interrogation, the officials found that the woman, who was a carrier, collected the contraband from a house in Greater Noida.
"With sustained interrogation of the South African lady, good analysis of call records, call locations and some prompt investigation, NCB team located the house in Greater Noida where the South African lady (carrier) was kept and collected the contraband," read the NCB release.
The NCB also seized Pseudoephedrine (1818 kilograms), a precursor used for the manufacture of Methamphetamine, and Cocaine (1.900 kg) from the house in Greater Noida.
The agency is also questioning two Nigerians (a male and a female) who were found inside the house where the drug was seized.
According to the agency, this is the biggest ever seizure of Pseudoephedrine (Ephedrine) in India outside factory premises as per the NCB records. (ANI)