February 25, 2022: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) discovered a huge Indian hair smuggling racket during an investigation of Chinese betting mobile apps. The racket was carried out by smuggling hair to China via Myanmar. Around 139 bank accounts were frozen post the search which was conducted in the area from Hyderabad to Mizoram. The ED has recovered approximately Rs 1.2 crore in the racket. As per the ED’s statement, CCS Hyderabad Police registered a fresh FIR under various Section of IPC Act, 1860. Lucas Thangmangliana, a resident of Champhai district, is at the helm of the hawala operation, the statement added.