Hashish worth Rs 41 crore seized from 3 Swiss nationals

By Terrapinzflyer · Nov 1, 2009 ·
  1. Terrapinzflyer
    Hashish worth Rs 41 crore seized from 3 Swiss nationals


    Bangalore, Nov 1 (PTI) In a major haul by Customs sleuths, about 41 kgs of hashish worth Rs 41 crore was seized from three Swiss nationals at Bengaluru International Airport today, department officials said.

    "The trio had concealed 40.93 kgs of hashish valued at about Rs 41 crore in the international market in their suitcases. They have been detained for interrogation", the officials told PTI.

    "The three nationals -- Reubi Walter, Tuchler Johann and Marek Lewenpowicz in their early 50s were caught when they were about to board the Emirates flight to London via Dubai in the evening", the officials said.


    STAFF WRITER 20:39 HRS IST

    http://www.ptinews.com/news/357803_Hashish-worth-Rs-41-crore-seized-from-3-Swiss-nationals

    41 crore = 8.75 million USD

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