Ahmedabad: 52 kg of cocaine worth Rs. 500 crore was seized from Mundra port in Gujarat. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) investigated Operation Namkeen and found cocaine smuggled in salt bags. The cocaine was smuggled in 1,000 salt bags weighing a total of 25,000 kilograms.
The DRI officials investigated on the basis of confidential information that there was a possibility of drug trafficking under the guise of some goods being imported from Iran to the port of Mundra.
Officials from the Directorate of Forensic Sciences of the Government of Gujarat inspected collecting samples from the bags found suspiciously. Officials said they were investigating the culprits involved in the import of the goods.