The banned drugs are worth Rs. 4700 crore!
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence(DRI), has made a shocking statement by claiming the busting of probably India's biggest drug racket. It is reported that they have found and seized about 23,500 kg of Mandrax tablets which are better known as methaqualone and have a worth of about Rs. 4700 crore in the International market. An official also reported of a very known Bollywood producer being a part of the racket and his arrest on Wednesday.
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DRI Director General, Jayant Misra told IANS (India's Largest Independent News Service), 'It is the biggest drug racket busted by DRI and should also be the world's biggest as the seizure is around 23,500 kg!'
That is huge!
Misra also said, 'DRI's Mumbai Zonal Unit got the tip off. It was further developed with the help of Border Security Force.'
During the raid, DRI officers found a hidden room wherein there were numerous cartons of banned drugs. The total number of tablets are detected to be about 2 crores in number.
The drug Mandrax is a banned psychotropic substance under Schedule I of The Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substances(NDPS) Act, 1985.
Misra also reported that a warehouse in the Udaipur city of Rajasthan housed these banned drugs was busted on October 28.
He is best known for co-producing the Hindi film 'Vikalp' in 2011. Also known as the 'Drug mafia', Subhash Dudani is now on remand for November 6 as stated by the Udaipur Court.