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Chennai Airport: 3.4 kg of cocaine seized at Chennai airport | Chennai News

Chennai: Two major incidents took place at the Chennai airport recently: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officers arrested an Indonesian national for smuggling 3.4 kg of cocaine, and a Kuala Lumpur-bound passenger was offloaded for trying to light tobacco on the plane. Acting on information received DRI secured the man and discovered cocaine hidden in a secret compartment of his suitcase. The seized drug worth Rs 34 lakh was from Laos and was being smuggled through Thailand. The suspect was arrested. In a related incident, a passenger flying to Kuala Lumpur was offloaded from the plane on Sunday after he tried to smoke inside the plane. A passenger tried to light a cigarette while boarding, which resulted in a complaint from the cabin crew. He was handed over to airport security and police.

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