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370 capsules with 4 kg heroin found in stomachs of 5 men caught at Delhi airport



Delhi Police and customs officials, in a joint raid on Saturday, arrested five Afghani men from Delhi airport and claimed to have recovered at least 370 capsules containing heroin, from their stomach.

The customs later claimed this was the “biggest ever” seizure of ingested drugs from Delhi airport.

Officers said the men had come to Delhi from Kandahar last Saturday. They were admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia hospital and the capsules were extracted from their body over a period five days.

The total weight of the contraband recovered was about four kilograms and worth more than Rs15 crore, deputy commissioner of customs Kalrav Mishra said,

According to another customs official, the five Afghans were intercepted around 6.30pm last Saturday, when they arrived at Terminal 3 of IGI airport from Kandahar.

The officer said that they had specific inputs about some Afghan suspects who might be involved in smuggling.

“Their baggage was checked over suspicion of gold smuggling. Their bags were also passed through hand held metal detectors and door frame metal detectors but nothing suspicious was found. A special permission was then sought and they were taken to Ram Manohar Lohia hospital for a detailed medical checkup,” said an officer, who did not wish to be named.

The officer said X-Ray reports of the five men revealed presence of capsules in their stomach. “The hospital staff then started the process of extraction of the capsules from their body. Till Thursday, the five men remained under medical supervision amid strict security. Six customs officers and two officers from Delhi Police’s special cell were deployed to keep a watch on these men at hospital,” the officer said.

Once all 370 capsules were recovered, they were sent to a laboratory where they were cut open and heroin was found in them.

Anubha Sinha, joint commissioner, customs, said that the five men were arrested and the recovered narcotics were seized.

During questioning, the Afghanis told their interrogators that they were promised a sum of $500 for delivering the drugs to a contact in Delhi.

Mishra said this was the biggest seizure of ingested drugs at Delhi airport. “The value of the recovered drugs is more than Rs 15 crore. Efforts to trace their contact in Delhi is being made,” Mishra said.



Shraddha Murder Case: Police found spinal cord, 10 body parts recovered so far from the forest



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The bones of Shraddha found by the Delhi Police in the forest of Mehrauli belong to the back part of the body. About 10 such body parts have been found so far, including the reed bone. Apart from this, some bones have also been recovered from the drain.

Delhi Police has received 10 parts of the body including the lower part of the spinal cord. The police have also found blood stains in the kitchen of the flat, whose samples have been sent for examination to find out whose the blood stains are.

Aftab had cleaned the fridge with chemicals so that when caught, he could spoil the forensic investigation. Delhi Police will soon call Shraddha’s father for a DNA sample. After which blood sample and bone sample will be sent to FLS, after which FSL will do a DNA test.

After the investigation so far, the police suspect that Shraddha’s body was dismembered in the bathroom after the murder. Along with this, the accused used to leave the water running from the shower so that the dead body could be easily cut and blood flowed. The FSL team along with Aftab was present during the investigation at his flat.

Source: Aajtak

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Fog will be seen in Delhi’s sky from tomorrow, cold will increase with drop in temperature!



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After the passing of half of November, there is a rapid change in the weather. The country’s capital Delhi is feeling cold in the morning and evening, while the temperature is rising in the afternoon. However, a change in the weather can be seen in the coming days. According to IMD, the cold may increase in Delhi from tomorrow i.e. 17 November with a drop in temperature.

Delhi’s temperature condition

According to weather experts, in the next few days, icy winds will blow in the northwest direction, due to which Delhi’s temperature will drop and the cold will increase. Talking about the temperature, on November 17, the minimum temperature can be 12 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature can be 27 degree Celsius. Two days ago i.e. on November 15, the minimum temperature was recorded at 15 degrees and the maximum temperature was 30 degrees. At the same time, there is a possibility of further decline in it for the next two days. On November 18, the minimum temperature can reach 11 °C and the maximum temperature can reach 26 °C.


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In Delhi, 37 lakh people apply for power subsidy



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After the 15-day-expansion by the Delhi government to select for the power subsidy scheme finished Tuesday, just three lakh individuals applied during the augmentation time frame. From September 14 till Tuesday night, 37,13,179 individuals applied to keep on benefiting from the subsidy scheme.

In spite of the fact that authorities are guaranteeing that a decent level of individuals has applied, the information shows a distinction of around 10 lakh customers when contrasted with a year ago. As per the information, around 46.8 lakh individuals profited from the advantage under the plan in 2021-22.

“This was the normal number of individuals who get the advantage, and the people who go under the 200 unit class probably applied. Likewise, the number varies as a few purchasers get the financed bill during winters and the number descends in summer as individuals use ACs, coolers, and fans,” said a senior authority from the power office.

He added that individuals who got sponsored bills under 400 units during winter should not have applied. “In any case, they can, in any case, apply before their next charging cycle and profit from the subsidy scheme,” said the official.

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