Category Archives: Narcotics

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 »

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 »