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Anti-narcotics agency ‘biggest’ LSD seizure, ‘dark net’ ring busted: report | Latest news India

Anti-narcotics agency ‘biggest’ LSD seizure, ‘dark net’ ring busted: report |  Latest news India

The Narcotics Control Bureau has seized a large quantity of LSD or lysergic acid diethylamide – a synthetic chemical-based hallucinogenic drug – and busted a pan-India smuggling network that used cryptocurrency and operated through the ‘dark web’, news agency ANI reported on Tuesday. the morning


LSD or lysergic acid diethylamide is a synthetic chemical based drug and is classified as a hallucinogen. (ht file image)



The NCB termed the seizure as the ‘biggest ever’.

The ‘dark web’ or ‘dark net’ refers to the hidden corners of the internet that are involved in the sale of drugs, guns and other illegal items, as well as the exchange of prohibited content and other criminal activities.

Media reports indicate that the NCB will hold a press conference at noon.

of NCB 25,000 core haul in May

The NCB’s announcement comes days after a joint operation with the Navy last month, which led to the seizure of eye-watering drugs. 25,000 crores off the coast of Kerala.

The drug was methamphetamine and more than 2,500kg of the substance was found.

Read on 2,500 kg of the drug was packaged in Pakistan, NCB says



Officials told ANI that since the drugs were of high grade, the prices of the foundlings were higher than usual; The seized drugs were found in one kg packets hidden in 134 sacks.

NCB Deputy Director General (Operations) Sanjay Kumar Singh told ANI that the heist is the biggest in terms of money. He said the drugs were smuggled through Iran’s Chabahar port and the source was Pakistan.

A Pakistani national named Zubair Derakshandeh has been arrested. According to an ANI report, the accused gave a voluntary confession and claimed that he was working for a Pakistan-based smuggler who promised him a large monetary reward for moving the drugs.

Seizures in April too

The anti-drugs agency also made a massive seizure in April, busting a multi-drug cartel in Goa in an operation that lasted more than two weeks.



Three persons, including two Russian nationals, were arrested in the case and foreign currency and fake IDs were seized besides drugs.

Cash worth more than that 6.4 lakhs, in Indian and other currencies, were found.

with input from organizations

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