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India Seeing Spike in Drug Smuggling Using Crypto, Says Home Minister Amit Shah

According to Shah, between 2006-2013 and 2014-2022 there was a 152% increase in registered drug smuggling cases, from 1,257 in the earlier period to 3,172 in the later period. In the same time period, drugs seized went from 1.52 lakh kg to 3.33 lakh kg, now valued at $2.4 billion (20,000 crores INR).