Category Archives: Narcotics

Iranian Use More Than Two Tons Of Narcotics Every Day

By | July 16, 2019

Iranians use more than two metric tons of narcotic drugs per day, a member of Majles (Iran’s parliament) has cited the head of Drug Control Headquarters (DCH), Eskandar Momeni as saying. The spokesman of parliament’s judicial and legal committee, Hassan Norouzi disclosed on Sunday, July 14, that the DCH head told members of parliament about… Read More »

Is it really that bad’!

By | July 16, 2019

Yes it’s. In response to Ajaz-ul Haque’s column on drug abuse The weekly column ‘Write Hand’ (GK, Sunday 8  July 2019) by Ajaz-ul-Haque began with doubting the seriousness of the drug abuse in our valley, though later on the writer does call for a concerted effort in curbing this menace, especially in terms of  “… Read More »

IRAN SPENDS GOVERNMENT MONEY ON CIGARETTES, USES OVER 2 TONS OF DRUGS DAILY

By | July 16, 2019

he Islamic Republic spent government money meant for essential medical supplies on cigarette imports, while Iranians use over two metric tons of narcotic drugs daily, Radio Farda reported. The “official” exchange rate of the Iranian rial is subsidized by the Islamic Republic at a rate far above the open market rate, according to Al-Jazeera. The… Read More »

Rs 1.92 crores worth ganja seized, two held

By | July 16, 2019

Hyderabad: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Hyderabad officials on Wednesday seized 962 kg ganja worth Rs 1.92 crore and arrested two illegal transporters. According to DRI officials, based on specific intelligence that prohibited narcotic drugs were being illegally transported, the officials intercepted a goods carriage vehicle coming from Bhadrachalam towards Zaheerabad at Duddeda crossroads in… Read More »

Ganja worth Rs 4 lakh seized; one arrested

By | July 16, 2019

Thane: The Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) seized ganja worth more than Rs 4 lakh from a man from Karnataka, an official said Friday. Sleuths of the ANC of the Thane police arrested a man, Prakash Pawar (27), here on July 3 and recovered 10.5 kgs of ganja valued at Rs 1.70 lakh from him, senior police… Read More »

52.5 kg ganja seized in Karnataka, one arrested

By | July 16, 2019

Hubli , July 11 : Local police arrested one person in Hubli and seized 52.5 kg of ganja (dry cannabis) worth about Rs 10 lakh that was being illegally transported.A case has been registered in this connection. On June 9, a major drug trafficking racket was busted in Odisha, as police arrested 34 persons and… Read More »

Police launches drive against drug abuse

By | July 16, 2019

The District police have launched a special drive against drug abuse among youth and students and formed special team to bust the ‘network’ which make available drugs to the younger generation. Acting on specific inputs that youngsters and students were falling victims to drug abuse in the district and a ‘network’ was active in supplying… Read More »

180 kg of ganja seized; two held

By | July 16, 2019

A Madurai city special police team comprising Sub-Inspector Karthickselvan and five police personnel, formed by Madurai Commissioner of Police, confiscated 180 kg of ganja from a car in which ganja was allegedly smuggled from Andhra Pradesh. The team intercepted the car at Thondamandurai toll plaza in Perambalur district, around 12.45 p.m. on Saturday, as they… Read More »