52 kg of drugs worth Rs 6 cr seized from factory: DRI

Overall, 45 kg of ephedrine, a controlled substance, and 7.5 kg of mephedrone, a psychotropic substance, were seized

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HYDERABAD: As part of its ongoing raids, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials on Wednesday conducted raids on a factory located on the outskirts of the city. Banned drugs worth Rs 6 crore were seized.

The DRI unearthed 52.5 kg of illegal narcotic drugs which were packed in plastic bags and buried within the compound of a premises on the outskirts of Hyderabad. Overall, 45 kg of ephedrine, a controlled substance, and 7.5 kg of mephedrone, a psychotropic substance, were seized from the factory on the outskrits of Hyderabad.

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Earlier, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence sleuths had arrested four persons in Mumbai and Hyderabad for transporting banned drugs. During questioning, the accused confessed about the stash at a company’s premises on the city’s outskirts.

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