Ugandan held at Delhi Airport for smuggling cocaine

CISF on March 19, arrested a Ugandan national in connection with smuggling of Rs 7.5 lakh worth contraband item, which is suspected to be cocaine, at Indira Gandhi International Airport.


The accused who has been identified as Webula Micheal was trying to smuggle 109 grams of contraband item from Delhi to Bangalore around 10 AM at Terminal-III of IGIA.

Security personnel carried out a thorough frisking during which, they said, a total of 109 grams of narcotics suspected to be cocaine was recovered from his baggage.

The contraband was reportedly packed and concealed in a tablet and half a dozen capsules.

They said Michael was later handed over to anti-narcotics sleuths who arrested him under relevant laws.

“The estimated value of the contraband is Rs 7.5 lakh,” they said.

The officials have further confirmed that Micheal’s visa is valid till December 21


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