CBI DETAINS A SHIPPING CONTAINER SUSPECTED TO HAVE NARCOTICS DRUGS MIXED WITH AROUND 25000 KG INACTIVE DRIED YEAST

Jahnavi Konatham
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THE ENTIRE CONSIGNMENT WAS SEIZED AND THE CASE REGISTERED

In its fight against organized drug cartels on an International level as a part of Operation Garuda”, CBI, acting on an input received through Interpol and with the assistance of Customs Department Vishakapatnam, detained shipping Container at Visakhapatnam Port

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They said the container was booked from “Santos Port. Brazil” for delivery at Visakhapatnam, India in the name of the Consignee which is a Visakhapatnam-based private company. The Shipper had declared that the aforesaid container contains 1000 bags of inactive Dried Yeast of 25 Kg each totaling 25000 kg

However, on preliminary examination, through Narcotics Substances detection mechanisms, it appears that the material shipped contains Narcotic drugs mixed with inactive Dried Yeast. The whole consignment

has been seized and an FIR has been registered against the consignee and unknown. others The Operation indicates involvement in the international criminal network

engaged in importing narcotics drugs substances commonly only known as cutting age of mixing at with other

In the past also, based on Interpol inputs, CBI has conducted operations and registered offenses under the NDPS Act in furtherance

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