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Afghan Nationals Arrested At New Delhi Airport

NEW DELHI: Nine Afghan nationals have been arrested and over 1.6 kg of “high grade” heroin has been seized from them during an international drug syndicate bust, the Narcotics Control Bureau said on Sunday.

The seven, who came to Delhi from Kabul via Kandahar, were acting as “drug mules” while the two others were facilitators, NCB Delhi Zone Director K P S Malhotra said.

However, a detail probe is on to identify other persons linked to this syndicate, he said, the NCB operation had begun last month and culminated with the arrest of the nine persons.

Over 1.6 kg high-grade heroin, in 177 capsules, has been seized from them.