50 capsules of drugs found in Zambian woman who died in India

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A female Zambian has died in India after two capsules of unknown drugs burst in her stomach.


Keltha Twala , died on June, 29th this year at GND hospital in Amritsar, Punjab State in India after two of the 50 unknown drugs she had swallowed burst in her stomach.

Twala who was first discovered sick at the Indian border to Pakistan, was on her way to Pakistan from New Delhi, India before meeting her death.


During a postmortem, a total of 50 capsules were found in her body.

However, the Indian Narcotics Control Bureau is yet to establish the type of drug contained in the capsules.


And the Zambian Mission in New Delhi is trying to verify reports of the arrest of another female Zambian, Catherine Mulenga at Indira Ghandi International Airport for being in possession of a drug called methaqualone worth over 30-thousand U.S dollars .

Drug Enforcement Commission-DEC- Spokesperson Thresa Katongo disclosed this in a statement to ZNBC News in Lusaka.