During the investigation process, officials came to know that the two women are of Zambian origin. The apparently reached Mumbai via Doha.
Both the accused were arraigned in court on Monday after authorities registered a case against them. Later, the court sent them to judicial custody for 14 days, the officials informed.
In similar events;
In January 2021, local police also arrested two Ugandans at Indira Gandhi International airport with 9.8kgs of heroin worth shs2 billion.
The two Ugandans told Indian authorities a sister gave them the bags back in Uganda to deliver to someone in India.
According to Indian laws, anyone found trafficking narcotic drugs from outside India faces a minimum of 10 years in prison.
Also, they impose heavy fines on the suspect depending on the amount of contraband seized. Further investigations into the matter are underway.
- From Prostitution To Drug And Human Trafficking-Five Ugandan Women Arrested In India
- Nigerian man sentenced to life prison for drug trafficking in Indonesia
- Kenyan Drug Trafficker Faces Life Imprisonment In China
Please use the button below to contribute to Newslex Point, Inc. using a credit card or via PayPal.