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Zambian held with drugs stuffed in cricket thigh pads at IGI

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A Zambian man has been apprehended by the CISF at the airport for allegedly trying to smuggle out 24 kg drugs by concealing them in thigh used in cricket, a said today.

He said (39) was interceptedyesterday by the security officials on the basis of suspicion at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport.

The Zambian national was travelling to from here and then to in

A search of his bag led to the recovery of 46 thigh which had the drugs, pseudoephedrine, stuffed in them.

"All the thigh were found to have similar concealments in polythene pouches filled with the powdery drug and each of them weighed 500 g," a said.

The total quantity of the drug recovered is 24 kg and the man has been handed over to the anti-narcotics officials for further probe, they said.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 20:45 IST