Gujarat: Afghan national is placed under the care of the National Investigation Agency

Afghan national arrested in connection with seizure of 3,000 kilograms of heroin at Mundra port . Shahin Shah Zaheer was arrested from Delhi and taken to Ahmedabad court with transfer warrant .

AHMEDABAD: In connection with the seizure of 3,000 kilograms of heroin at Mundra port last September, an Afghan national was interrogated by an NIA court on Thursday.Shahin Shah Zaheer was arrested from Delhi and taken to Ahmedabad court with a transfer warrant, according to the sleuths.Special prosecutor Amit Nair ordered the accused to be remanded for 20 days and said his involvement in the investigation was revealed during the co-indictment.He was suspected of being involved in the landing of semi-processed talc and making financial arrangements.

Shahins is the 25th person arrested in this case since the DRI sleuths detained the heroin trafficking racket.Those arrested included the owners of businesses that imported talc from Afghanistan through Iran's Bandar Abbas.