The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) busted a huge trans-border drug and illegal arms racket after it seized three boats from Sri Lanka. The boats filled with a huge cache of Narcotics and arms were intercepted at Minicoy Island.
The boats that were seized on March 18 have now reached the Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.
The boats were carrying 300 kgs Heroin worth Rs 3000 crore, 5 AK-47 rifles with 1000 live rounds, informed the Ministry of Defense Public Relations Unit (PRO) in Trivandrum.
Nineteen crew members of the three boats were detained and brought to Vizhinjam for further investigation.