Tanzanian national held at Mumbai airport with 6kg Drugs

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A Tanzanian national was apprehended at the Mumbai airport for allegedly trying to smuggle out 6 kgs of drugs, an official said Thursday.

As per the report, I A Shabani, who was supposed to travel to Muscat, was apprehended by CISF personnel at around 2 am, he added.

Shabani was intercepted on the basis of suspicion by security personnel, when he was about to enter the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International (CSMI) Airport and was taken for detailed frisking.

According to an official, “around six kilograms of Ephedrine, a stimulant category drug, was recovered in the form of crystalline shape from the bag of the man who holds a Tanzanian passport. Later he was handed over to anti-narcotics sleuths.”