A recent investigation conducted by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials has revealed that a banned narcotic substance called ephedrine is being manufactured and transported by a city based pharmaceutical company, Kopplem Pharma Chemicals Ltd., situated in Jeedimetla. The DRI officials have seized 10 tins of ephedrine, worth Rs.33 crore in the company. The company is found to have manufactured the drug and transport it to various countries via Chennai for the New Year bash. The company is also found to have supplied the drug to the local areas and other business establishments in the city.
Apart from the above company, it is reported that there are many other companies in the Jeedimetla industrial area which are involved in this kind of practices.
Source: Express buzz