Fishermen of Tamil Nadu were carrying their usual routine of catching fishes until they found something strange. they spotted a wooden barrel floating in the deep sea water. Everyone thought ‘they had found a barrel of “refined tea” in their net’, but sooner it came out to be crystalline meth with worth of Rs 100 crore.
The fishermen from Mamallapuram broke open the barrel & spotted many green sachets of refined tea with Mandarin and English markings. upon opening the packets, they found white powder inside them, They have then alerted the police.
Police found it to be drugs.
The Tamiul Nadu Police seized 78 kilograms of the substance and gave it for examination, later it was found out that the substance inside the packets is crystal methamphetamine. P
They suspect that the barrel was a part of a consignment that landed along the coast by drug smugglers operating in southeast Asian countries.An investigation is underway.
What is methamphetamine. P ?
Methamphetamine is a potent central nervous system stimulant that is mainly used as a recreational drug and less commonly as a second-line treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obesity. Methamphetamine was discovered in 1893 and exists as two enantiomers: levo-methamphetamine and dextro-methamphetamine.
A drug in big demand.
A very high demand stuff by drug lords and consumers.illegal forms of methamphetamine—usually in the form of a white powder—can be recreationally snorted or dissolved in water and injected.
Users often smoke or snort crystal meth. Smoking the drug can quickly elevate levels of methamphetamine in the brain. This gives users a rapid, intense high,Over time, the brain develops tolerance to the drug and the user needs to take higher and higher doses to achieve the same pleasurable effects.