New Delhi, Mar 31: A Sri Lankan boat was intercepted with 300 kg of Heroin along with huge quantity of arms and ammunition in Indian waters. Six Sri Lankan Nationals have been arrested.
Acting on a specific intelligence received by Indian Coast Guard and Narcotics Control Bureau, a Sri Lankan fishing vessel Ravihansi was intercepted by Indian Coast Guard in Indian waters off the coast of Vizhinjam, Kerala.
The vessel was brought to Vizhinjam harbour and NCB Chennai Zonal Unit took over the custody of the boat and seized 300.323 kg of Heroin along with five AK-47 Rifles and 1000 rounds of 9mm ammunitions. A number of incriminating documents were also seized from the occupants of the vessel.
The heroin was found concealed inside the water tank of the vessel in 301 packets. Image of a flying horse was found on all the heroin packets, which is a usual practise of drug trafficking…