Indian held in Australia drug bust
Indian Held In Australia Drug Bust. In one of Australia’s largest drug hauls, authorities have seized 274 kg of ephedrine hidden in a shipment...
Melbourne: In one of Australia’s largest drug hauls, authorities have seized 274 kg of ephedrine hidden in a shipment of rice from India and arrested four people, including an Indian. The four people arrested have been charged for their alleged bid to import and distribute drugs here worth an estimated $200 million, Australian Federal Police said in a statement .
The Indian was arrested by authorities in India after being tipped by AFP’s International Net-work. He is involved in organising the ephedrine and sending the consignment to Australia. The Australian Federal Policesaid that the seizure of 274 kg of ephedrine was “one of the largest single seizures of ephedrine in the country” and a “result of a joint operation involving AFP, department of agriculture and Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS).”