Drug traffickers using Covid-19 PPE consignments to hide contraband

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New Delhi - The agency has received inputs from the Interpol that drug-traffickers are taking advantage of the pandemic scenario.



By PTI

Published: Wed 13 May 2020, 6:52 AM

Last updated: Wed 13 May 2020, 8:56 AM

The Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI, has alerted state police and central agencies about possibility of narco-traffickers using consignments of Covid-19 protective equipment to conceal their contraband after an Interpol input in this regard, officials said Tuesday.

The central agency has received inputs from the Interpol that international drug-traffickers are taking advantage of the pandemic scenario to conceal their possible shipments in protective equipment consignments, they said.



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