Police seize 6.6kg contraband from gang, arrest seven

By | February 28, 2020

Puducherry: The Puducherry police arrested seven people all aged between 20 and 28 years on charges selling ganja to tourists and locals including school students. Police seized 6.6kg ganja and four mobile phones from their possession. The seized items worth Rs 2.25 lakhs. Senior superintendent of police (law and order) Rahul Alwal said a team… Read More »

Bantwal: Vittal police arrest ganja peddler in transit

By | February 28, 2020

Bantwal, Feb 24: Vittal station police on a tip-off arrested a ganja peddler who was trying to transport Ganja in a lorry. The arrested accused is identified as Alike village, Karnataka resident Haris. 1.465 kg Ganja, Rs six lac worth lorry and Rs 2,000 worth mobile phone are seized by the police. The ganja was found… Read More »

81 drug peddlers arrested in Odisha during special drive

By | January 17, 2020

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police arrested 81 drug peddlers in 67 cases during a special drive against drug trafficking from 6 to 15 January. During special drive against drug trafficking, more than 216 grams of brown sugar, 11 quintals of Ganja, Rs 17 lakh cash, 4 four-wheelers and 10 motorcycles were also seized, informed the Odisha police.… Read More »

Bengal BJP chief not to soften strident voice, warns of more

By | January 17, 2020

Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Justifying his series of controversial statements, Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh here on Thursday said those who couldn”t stomach such words should boost their power of tolerance and be ready to hear “tougher words” from him. Days after his threat to “beat up” and “shoot” anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act… Read More »

Two Held For Cultivating Opium Poppy

By | January 17, 2020

Two persons were arrested late Wednesday evening for their alleged involvement in cultivating opium poppy and cannabis in four villages in West Bengal’s Coochbehar district, a senior officer of the city zonal unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) said. Two persons were arrested late Wednesday evening for their alleged involvement in cultivating opium poppy… Read More »

NCB nabs 2 for attempting to smuggle charas to Hong Kong

By | January 17, 2020

According to NCB officials, they were tipped off a few days ago about the consignment of charas. Acting on the information, NCB officials intercepted the consignment which was being sent through the post office inside Kolkata Airport. During a subsequent search, NCB officials found charas weighing about 5.8 kg, concealed in a specially-made cavity inside… Read More »

CM urges traders to stop selling ganja, gutka in shops

By | December 6, 2019

Puducherry, Dec 4 (UNI) Stating that Ganja and Gutka were banned in the Union Territory, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayansamy on Wednesday urged the traders here not to sell them in shops under the guise of tobacco. In a release here, the Chief Minister said complaints galore that Gutka is being sold under the pretext… Read More »

10 ganja peddlers arrested in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai district

By | December 6, 2019

MADURAI: Police on Tuesday arrested 10 ganja peddlers from different parts of Madurai district and seized a total of 14.4kg of ganja from them. The Usilampatti Town police seized 10.1kg of ganja from a youth and arrested him. Seven more cases were registered at various other police stations, including Keelavalavu, Sedapatti and Alanganallur, on the… Read More »