The Indian police forces have seized Afghan heroin worth around 13.2 billion Indian Rupees, it has been reported.
The Delhi Police Special Cell has recovered over 330 kilograms of heroin during the ongoing operations which has a street value of around 13.2 billion Indian Rupees.
The police forces seized 130 kilograms of the seized heroin on Friday only after conducting a raid in Navi Mumbai.
The smugglers used the sea route between Islam Qala of Herat and Via to smuggle the heroin.
A police official has told India’s ANI News that the consignment originated from Islam Qala in Herat province of Afghanistan and came via sea to Mumbai via Bandar Abbas of Iran.
The official further added that the police forces have arrested two individuals in connection to the smuggling of heroin, including an Afghan national.
Furthermore, the official said it was a rare seizure of landlocked Afghanistan’s heroin taking the sea route to India ever.