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4.7 kg drugs worth ₹2.3 cr seized at Chennai airport, Ethiopian held
short by Apoorva Shankar / on Thursday, 20 October, 2022
Customs officials at Chennai airport seized 4.79 kg of methaqualone, a hypnotic sedative drug, worth ₹2.36 crore and an Ethiopian national was arrested in connection with the case. Acting on specific inputs, the authorities recovered the substance from the passenger on his arrival from Addis Ababa on October 18, an official release stated.