October 21st, 2013

Two Malawians held with 31kg of drugs at an Indian airport

Posted on 21 Oct 2013 at 4:20am

In one of the biggest drugs haul ever, customs officials on Sunday caught two foreign nationals at Sardar Vallabhbhai international airport with over 31 kg of drugs. The two foreigners, a man and a woman, were in their early 20s. They were caught illegally carrying ephedrine hydrochloride (known as a ‘party drug’ ) worth Rs 25-30 lakh, almost us$60,000. In December last year, customs officials had seized 7 kg of ketamine.

The arrested persons, Fraser (22) and Maria (23), belong to Malawi in south-east Africa. They were scheduled to board an Emirates flight to…

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