Ship with 1.5 tons of heroin seized

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

In­dia’s navy seized a ship car­ry­ing about 1.5 tons of heroin worth 35 bil­lion ru­pees ($545 mil­lion) on Sun­day in what it said was its big­gest ever drugs haul. The ves­sel, which was op­er­at­ing un­der the name MV Henry un­der the Panama flag, was in­ter­cepted off the Gu­jarat coast near the city of Por­ban­dar, said S. Paramesh, deputy di­rec­tor gen­eral at the In­dian Coast Guard.

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