Drugs worth Rs.20 mn seized at Kerala airport

May 17th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by admin  

Kozhikode, May 17 (IANS) Customs officials at the Calicut international airport seized 19.45 kg of ketamine, a narcotic substance, from a passenger Saturday. The drug consignment is estimated to be worth Rs.20 million in the international market, a customs official said. “The drug was seized from Sheikh Ali Quadir Ibrahim, a passenger going to Kuala Lumpur via Colombo. He was about to board a Sri Lankan Airlines flight when he was taken into custody,” a customs official told IANS.

Ibrahim is from Tiruchirappali in Tamil Nadu.

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