Category Archives: Narcotics

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 »

16 kg ganja seized, 4 held at Khordha

By | December 6, 2019

TT TT 0 An excise squad conducted raids in Khorda town and seized 16 kg of ganja worth Rs 80,000 and arrested four persons in this connection on Monday. The arrestees were identified as Dasharathi Naik (26) of Nuagaon in Nayagarh distrtict and Md Kabut Ullah Sk (19), Md Asik Sk (25) and Md Suraj… Read More »

Iran attending intl. law enforcement seminar in China

By | December 2, 2019

TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (MNA) – Iran is taking part in the 16th Aunual Law-enforcement Seminar with Foreign Law Enforcement Community (FLECC), in Shenzhen, southern China. The representative of Law Enforcement Force of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the session  Yusef Mousapour delivered a speech about fighting narcotics, chemical precursors, and money laundering. He gave a report about the… Read More »

Over 256 kg of drugs seized, 12 people arrested across India over 2 weeks

By | December 2, 2019

NCB sleuths have seized over 256 kg narcotics and arrested a dozen people in connection with drug trafficking cases across the country over the last fortnight, officials said Saturday. They said the federal anti-narcotics agency has stepped up action against traffickers and drug cartels and these figures are a result of its concerted efforts, apart from undertaking joint action with… Read More »

Four Hyderabad students held by Tadepalli police for transporting ganja

By | December 2, 2019

VIJAYAWADA: Tadepalli police arrested four students, seizing 2.5 kg ganja from their possession near the Prakasam Barrage on Monday afternoon. During the police interrogation, the four accused – K Purnachandra Rao, Papaganti Dinesh, Bolosu Anvesh and Rupani Manikanta – confessed to their crime and told the police that they had purchased the ganja from Vizag Agency… Read More »