Drugs worth Rs 1 cr seized

Kochi: Customs officials today seized 500 grams of drugs, worth Rs one crore, smuggled from Hong Kong, here today.

“Customs officials seized a parcel containing 500 grams mixture of narcotic drugs which came from Hong Kong,” Customs Commissioner Sumit Kumar said.
He said the officials, while scanning parcels from abroad at a post office, noticed one without a name, but with an address.

On suspicion, it was opened and found to contain 124 packets of a white powder.

It was a mixture of drugs, including cocaine and was worth about Rs one crore, he said.

The officials managed to trace the address given in the parcel, he said, adding one person has been taken into custody in connection with the case.