Ganja smuggling: 32 kg cannabis seized, 2 held in Rourkela

By | August 17, 2019

Rourkela: Continuing its crackdown on ganja smuggling, the Rourkela police arrested two persons and seized cannabis weighing over 32 kg from a car during MV checking on NH-143 yesterday. According to reports, while checking vehicles on Vedvyas-Kumarmunda Road, the police detained a car transporting the narcotic substances to Bihar from Sambalpur. Besides ganja, the cops seized… Read More »

Sonepur fast turning a ganja peddlers’ hub

By | August 17, 2019

Despite regular crackdown by the police on the hideouts of criminals, Sonepur, which is known as a commercial hub of undivided Subarnapur and Boudh districts, is fast turning into a breeding ground of ganja smugglers and robbers. The hemp cultivation is going on unabated over large swathes of land in Boudh and Kandhamal. The demand… Read More »

Punjab to bring in law for action against artistes glorifying drug abuse in songs: Minister

By | August 14, 2019

Punjab has been struggling to check the narcotics menace despite a crackdown by authorities against drug traffickers and syndicates that operate along the India-Pakistan international border. Punjab is going to bring in a law soon for action against artistes glorifying drug abuse in their songs, state minister Charanjit Singh Channi said Tuesday.Advertising The Tourism and… Read More »

Police capture 129kg of heroin in Alborz province

By | August 14, 2019

KARAJ, Aug. 13 (MNA) – Iranian anti-narcotics forces have busted a 129-kilogram consignment of heroin near the city of Karaj in Alborz province, 42 kilometers northwest of capital Tehran. Police Chief of Alborz Province Lieutenant Ali Asgari said the illicit haul was captured in a joint operation by the police forces of Alborz and Tehran… Read More »

Drug trafficking band dismantled in SE Iran

By | August 14, 2019

ZAHEDAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) – Iranian Anti-narcotics police have busted a drug-smuggling gang in the southeastern city of Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan province, and captured a big haul of illicit drugs. Police Chief of Sistan and Balouchestan province Brigadier General Mohammad Ghanbari said the anti-narcotics police in cooperation with the intelligence forces busted a gang… Read More »

4 hurt as ganja sacks fall off moving train

By | August 14, 2019

Dhenkanal: Three gangmen were injured after sacks filled with ganja (cannabis) fell on them off a moving train between Dhenkanal and Shyamacharanpur stations in the wee hours of Sunday. The injured persons have been identified as Dinesh Sahoo, Jayprakash Panigarah and Rakesh Kumar Pal. Another gangman Biranchi Kumar Mohapatro escaped the mishap. The four persons sustained injuries… Read More »

Jails across state raided, mobiles, opium seized

By | August 5, 2019

Chandigarh, August 3 In raids across jails in Haryana, the police seized mobile phones, SIM cards, chargers, cash, opium and other objectionable articles.Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Navdeep Singh Virk said the searches, which were conducted simultaneously, were part of a statewide routine drive. The searches led to the seizure of seven… Read More »

Narcotics smuggler arrested, 180 grams of opium seized

By | August 5, 2019

UDHAMPUR, Aug 4: Udhampur Police today arrested a narcotics smuggler from Jhajjar Dhak, near Tikri and seized 180 grams of opium from his possession.Reports said that a police party of Police Station Rehambal, led by SHO Ajay Bhat, laid a naka at Jhajjar Dhak area and intercepted the suspect, who was on his way from… Read More »