The Delhi Police Special Cell today (July 23) arrested five persons including two Afghans on charges of smuggling 50 kilograms of drugs. 

This recovery was made, in the early hours of Tuesday, in an official raid conducted at a cold storage located at Mariyapuri road in Kundli village of Sonepat

“From 102 cartons carrying kismis (raisins), 204 polypacks concealed between cardboard layering, containing about 50 kilograms Heroin recovered. Two more Afghan nationals arrested.”  Tweeted Delhi Police Special cell.

The two arrested are reported to have come from Kandahar and Helmand of Afghanistan and that they entered India through Wagah-Attari Border.

Delhi Police Special Cell had also recently seized about 150 kilograms of Afghan-origin heroin, exposing an Afghan- Pakistan narcotics cartel in the process.