Huge quantity of medicines seized at Airport

The detection raised questions about the legitimacy of transporting such a significant quantity of medicines

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Export import of Drugs in Airlines Cargo
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Last Updated on March 2, 2024 by The Health Master

Medicines

Airports are vital hubs connecting people worldwide, emphasizing the critical need for stringent security measures. Recently, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) made headlines with a significant incident at Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport.

Incident Details

On a Saturday evening, CISF surveillance and intelligence staff apprehended three passengers, namely Basid, Mubashir Jamal, and Kayfee, bound for Kabul via Sharjah on Air Arabia Airlines flight No. G9-466 (STD-1820 hrs).

CISF’s Response

Upon suspicion, the passengers were diverted for a thorough baggage check.

The utilization of the X-BIS machine revealed alarming images, prompting physical inspection.

To the surprise of the CISF personnel, a substantial quantity of various medicines, valued at approximately INR 52 lakh, was uncovered.

Value of Detected Medicines

The detection raised questions about the legitimacy of transporting such a significant quantity of medicines.

The passengers failed to produce supporting documents, intensifying the concerns surrounding the incident.

Involvement of Senior CISF and Customs Officials

Senior CISF officers and customs officials were promptly informed of the situation.

The collaboration between the two agencies resulted in the passengers, along with the seized medicines, being handed over to Customs for further investigation and action.

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