India, March 20 -- The Directorate of Revenue (DRI)'s Mumbai Zonal Unit busted an international narcotic trafficking syndicate and seized cocaine worth Rs.100 crore in the illicit market, and arrested two members, including the mastermind from Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

DRI's probe began on Saturday after the Mumbai unit seized 9.82 kg cocaine worth Rs.100 crore from two alleged female carriers who arrived from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, of Thai and Indonesian nationality, respectively.

Interrogation of the arrested passengers and an analysis of the case data vis-a-vis records revealed that the said drugs were allegedly destined for a drug smuggling - trafficking syndicate based in Delhi and nearby areas, DRI sources said.

While one of ...