48 kg heroin seized in Jaisalmer's sand dune farms
Jaipur, Sept 17 (PTI) A drug peddler of Indian origin was arrested and forty eight kgs of smuggled heroin worth Rs 48 crore in the global market was today seized from the sand dune farms in Jaisalmer district, a top official of Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) said here.
The arrested drug peddler of Indian origin Yaru Khan confessed that he had brought the consigment packed in cartons of one kg each from Pakistan through Rajasthan border three months ago, the Additional Director-General of Police (ATS) Kapil Garg told a press conference here.
Yaru in his confession told the investigating team of ATS, Special Operation Group (SOG) and the district police officials that he had smuggled 58 kgs of heroin of which only 48 kgs were left, the ADGP said, adding it was hidden beneath the sand dune farms at 2-BLM Sarhad Sadrau in Jaislamer district.
STAFF WRITER 20:57 HRS IST
48 crore (rupees) = approx $9,979,134 USD assuming my math is correct