Army PRO arrested for carrying drugs worth R 30 crore
Imphal: In a big embarrassment for Indian army, its Public Relation Officer (PRO) was arrested on Sunday for carrying drugs in Manipur.
According to TV reports, Col Ajay Chowdhary was arrested with five other persons for carrying drugs worth Rs 30 crores market value.
Arrested persons also include an Assistant manager of the leading airline in the country.
Col Chowdhary will be tried in the civil court for the offence.
According to media reports, all the accused were travelling in three vehicles including Chowdhary's official vehicle when they were arrested at Pallel-60 kms away from the state capital.
The consignment was stuffed in the vehicles in seven airbags, 15 other bags and nine cartons.