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Rs 9 lakh cannabis seized at Chennai International Airport

Rs 9 lakh cannabis seized at Chennai International Airport

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 April 2020 5:25 AM GMT

CHENNAI: Customs authorities at the Chennai International Airport on Saturday seized 1.7 kg cannabis valued at Rs 9 lakh that had arrived from the US, said the Commissioner of Customs, here on Saturday.

In a statement, the Customs Commissioner said the department was keeping special alert at the Foreign Postal Office and the Courier Terminal at Chennai to check smuggling after international flights were stopped.

The Postal Intelligence of Air Customs detained one parcel suspected to contain narcotics substance, which arrived from the USA at Foreign Post Office. The consignor had declared the parcel to contain "sleeping bags and hand vacuum". (IANS)

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