The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a Nigerian woman with 404 grams of amphetamine, a banned psychotropic substance, having a street value of over Rs 80 lakh, officials said.
Based on a specific tip off, NCB officials nabbed 25-year-old Ehimen Ruth from a train at Vadodara railway station with the contraband yesterday night, said NCB zonal director Hari Om Gandhi.
“When the Delhi-Madgaon Sampark Kranti express halted at Vadodara, we intercepted Ruth, sitting in S9 coach, and found two sealed packets of biscuits. These packets contained 404 grams of amphetamine drugs having a street value of Rs 80 lakh” he said.
She told police that she was supposed to deliver the drugs to a person in Mumbai, he said.
He informed that a case had been registered under the NDPS Act and further investigations were underway.