Mumbai: A huge consignment of morphine estimated to be worth Rs 365 crore was seized by the Navi Mumbai Police from a shipping container at the Nhava Sheva Port.

The consignment had at least 76 kilograms of morphine that as per the police arrived from Dubai.

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The seized contraband was concealed inside the door of a container kept near a yard situated off the old Mumbai-Pune Highway.

The consignment was supposed to be headed for Punjab.

The police found the morphine based on specific inputs.

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Following the recovery, an investigation has been initiated but no arrests have yet been made.

It may be mentioned that morphine is a pain medication but it is widely used for addiction. 

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