NCB launches major crackdown against illegal drug operations in Punjab; posts new team in Amritsar

By | June 19, 2019

Security agencies are set to launch a multi-tier crackdown against traffickers and cross-border drug syndicates in Punjab, with the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) deploying a special team of sleuths in the state to undertake “coordinated” action against the illegal narcotics trade. The NCB, a federal agency to check drug abuse in the country, has for the first… Read More »

What ganja decriminalisation means

By | June 19, 2019

When Jamaica decriminalised the possession and use of certain amounts of ganja under the Dangerous Drugs Amendment Act (DDA) of 2015, it did not mean legalisation, nor did it mean a free-for-all. The new provisions of the DDA outline the circumstances under which a person can possess, smoke or use ganja in amounts not exceeding… Read More »

300 kg of ganja seized in Nagapattinam

By | June 19, 2019

Ganja, weighing 300 kg, was seized from two different places in the district Monday, police said. The narcotic, weighing 150 kg, was seized from a house near here and a search was on for three people in this connection, the police said. A similar quantity of the contraband buried in a casuarina grove at Kodiakkarai… Read More »

DRI seizes ganja worth Rs 1.9 crore on outskirts, 2 held

By | June 17, 2019

HYDERABAD: In what is one of the major seizures in recent times, DRI officials on Friday intercepted a cargo lorry on the outskirts of the city and seized 944.7 kg of marijuana worth Rs 1.88 crore. Based on specific intelligence that narcotic substances were being transported illegally, the DRI officials launched an operation and intercepted… Read More »

Drug peddler booked under Goonda Act

By | June 17, 2019

Mangaluru: The Mangaluru City Police have arrested a ganja peddler under the Goonda Act, here on Saturday.The accused has been identified as Abdul Azeez, 47, a resident of Konaje. Police said he was arrested under the Goonda Act. Abdul was a habitual drug dealer and had five drugs cases registered against him. He was selling ganja and other drugs in Manglauru. After his arrest,… Read More »

Excise arrests man with 2 kg of hashish oil

By | June 17, 2019

The Aluva Excise Range officials on Saturday said they arrested a person with 2 kg of hashish oil, 95 Alprazolam tablets and 35 nitrazepam tablets. The arrested was identified as Sakeer aka Kurivi Ashru, 33, of Erattupetta in Kottayam. The hashish oil allegedly seized from him was of a high grade variant worth around ₹2… Read More »

Illegal drugs flood Guwahati markets

By | June 15, 2019

GUWAHATI: The business of drugs has seen a rapid escalation in Guwahati in the past few years. A wide range of drugs including ganja, heroin, opium, party drugs and psychotropic substances have flooded the Guwahati market.  Drug addicts and peddlers have found multiple ways to continue their business rampantly right under the nose of authorities… Read More »

442 Drug-peddlers Arrested Last Month In Lahore

By | June 14, 2019

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 13th Jun, 2019 ) :LahorePolice, in connection with its ongoing crackdown on drug-peddlers in the city, arrested 442 accused in May2019. As per details, City Division Police registered 108, Cantonment Division 86, Civil Lines Division 58, Sadar Division 52, Iqbal Town Division 38, whereas Model Town Division Police registered 98 FIRs during their… Read More »