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India's Biggest Drug Racket Exposed, A Film Producer Under Arrest

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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India's Biggest Drug Racket Exposed, A Film Producer Under Arrest

India's Biggest Drug Racket Exposed, A Film Producer Under Arrest

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India's biggest drug racket busted by the DRI.

India's biggest drug racket busted by the DRI.

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!'

Its International value is estimated between Rs. 4500-4700 crore!

Its International value is estimated between Rs. 4500-4700 crore!

That is huge!

DRI conducted a raid following a tip-off.

DRI conducted a raid following a tip-off.

Misra also said, 'DRI's Mumbai Zonal Unit got the tip off. It was further developed with the help of Border Security Force.'

The keen and planned raid.

The keen and planned raid.

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.

What is Mandrax?

What is Mandrax?

The drug Mandrax is a banned psychotropic substance under Schedule I of The Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substances(NDPS) Act, 1985.

The drugs were housed in a warehouse in Rajasthan.

The drugs were housed in a warehouse in Rajasthan.

Misra also reported that a warehouse in the Udaipur city of Rajasthan housed these banned drugs was busted on October 28.

DRI arrested a Bollywood film producer in this scam.

DRI arrested a Bollywood film producer in this scam.

Subhash Dudani was arrested from Mumbai on October 29.

Subhash Dudani was arrested from Mumbai on October 29.

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.

In the last five years, DRI has seized about 540 kg of heroin and 7400 kg of ephedrine, under the NDPS Act.

In the last five years, DRI has seized about 540 kg of heroin and 7400 kg of ephedrine, under the NDPS Act.

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