Hyderabad, July 20 -- Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths on Monday seized about 3.2 kg heroin, valued at Rs 21 crore in the grey market, from a Zambian woman at the Hyderabad International Airport.

DRI officials intercepted the woman passenger, who arrived from Zambia via Johannesburg and Doha .They checked her baggage and found an off-white powder. The substance tested positive for heroin.

The DRI seized the drug and the woman was arrested under the provisions of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985.

She is the fourth from Africa to be arrested with drugs by the DRI at Hyderabad Airport during last one-and-a-half months. All the accused used the same route to try to smuggle in the drugs to Hyderab...