An NCB official Manoj Kumar, during screening at Xbis 07 dom SHA in T2 of Mumbai airport, detected a Brazilian passenger having possession of 457 gms of cocaine valued at Rs 2 -2.5 crore (as per rough assessment of NCB officials) concealed in capsules which were hidden in plastic containers mixed with talcum powder from a departing pax hand bag.


Name of the accused-Ferreia Nascimen PP no. FW122973 Nationality -Brazil, Travelling from Mumbai to Delhi AI 677 STD 1340 hrs. He had arrived from Addis Ababa by ET 610 STA 0730hrs. The person along with seized drugs was handed over to NCB for legal action. It is an excellent detection as powdery substances were encapsulated and kept inside sealed plastic cylindrical containers mixed with talcum powder.