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Heroin worth Rs 600 crore smuggled from Pakistan seized

15/11/2021 at 7:03 PM

Ahmedabad, Nov 15: Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from Zinzuda village in Morbi district by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS).

The ATS also arrested three persons after seizing 120 kg heroin. The accused have been identified as Mukhtar Hussein alias Jabbar Jodiya, Shamsuddin Hussein Saiyyed and Ghulam Hussein Umar Bhagad.

“Preliminary investigation has revealed that the consignment of heroin was brought by Mukhtar Hussein and Ghulam Bhagad via the sea route after receiving the delivery from a Pakistani boat. This drug consignment was sent by Zahid Bashir Baloch, a resident of Pakistan, who is absconding in an earlier case pertaining to the seizure of 227 kg of heroin in 2019,” the Gujarat ATS said in a statement.

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