Afghan’s arrest links Noida plant to Mundra drug haul: Gujarat ATS | India News

NEW DELHI: The recent arrest of an Afghan national from Lajpat Nagar in Delhi is being linked by the Gujarat anti-terrorist squad officials to the 2,900kg drug haul in Mundra. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) had, in September 2021, impounded two containers carrying about 2,900kg of heroin at Mundra port, in what was one of the biggest drug seizures last year.
According to ATS sources, the 8kg of heroin found in the Afghan national’s possession was processed by the same factory in Noida that had processed the drugs seized in Mundra. The ATS sleuths learnt about this connection while interrogating Hakamtullah Nurullah, the accused. Nurullah is also a suspect in the 50kg heroin seizure case in Jakhau registered in October this year.
ATS sources said the drug cartel was run by Iranian, Afghan and Pakistani nationals —while the Iranians and the Pakistanis pushed drugs…

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