Sniffer dog detected drugs worth Rs 5.35 crores at Chennai airport
With the assistance of sniffer dog ‘Orio’, Customs authorities retrieved the drugs from the baggage of a woman passenger who arrived here from Addis Ababa on December 18. A video shared by news agency ANI showed the sniffer dog assisting the officials at the airport.
#WATCH | Sniffer dog Orio detected drugs in the checked-in baggage of a Ugandan passenger which resulted in the rec… t.co/wW1n4VCKoT— ANI (@ANI) Dec 20, 2022
The passenger was arrested an investigation was on, it said. Methaqualone is a sedative-hypnotic drug prohibited under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
In total, 902 grams of heroin worth Rs 6.31 crore was seized from the Kenyan national under provisions of the Customs Act, 1962.