The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted multiple searches at the premises of accused in Attari drugs seizure case.
The searches were conducted at nine locations in New Delhi, Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, Tehri district of Uttarakhand and Jaipur district of Rajasthan in the case pertaining to seizure of heroin that was smuggled into India through ICP, Attari in April.
The heroin consignment was concealed in a consignment of licorice roots (Mulethi), sent by overseas suppliers based in Afghanistan.
This case was initially registered by the officials of Customs Department at ICP Attari, Amritsar and NIA had registered the case in July.
The officials said that the searches led to recovery of incriminating materials, including documents and digital devices.