Man arrested at IGI with 5.1 kg of heroin

Last Updated: Sunday, May 9, 2010 - 18:33

New Delhi: A Mali national was arrested at
the Indira Gandhi International airport here allegedly with
5.1 kg of heroin with a street value of around Rs 5.2 crore,
officials said today.

Abdoulaye Coulibaly was apprehended by Narcotics
Control Bureau with help from CISF and Delhi International
Airport Limited officials while he was about to board a
Spicejet flight to Hyderabad from the capital.

Officials recovered 5.160 kg of heroin of south-west
Asian origin from his possession.

During interrogation, officials claimed, Coulibaly told
them that he was a carrier for drugs and was supposed to
smuggle the consignment from India to Lome, Togo.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, May 9, 2010 - 18:33

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