AT A GLANCE: THE OPIOID ADDICTION CRISIS

By | January 2, 2019

Ted Olinger, KP News Washington statewide opioid death rates. Data sources WA State Dept of Health; Office of Financial Management What is it? The United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since 2002, the rate of overdose deaths across the nation has increased by… Read More »

Two techies held in Hyderabad for peddling ganja brought from Araku in Andhra

By | December 28, 2018

The authorities also seized two mobile phones and a sports bike that they used for delivering the substance to customers. Officials from Telangana’s Prohibition and Excise department on Wednesday arrested two techies in Hyderabad on charges of procuring marijuana from Araku in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam district and selling it to customers in the city. The… Read More »

Tripura: Large area of ganja cultivation set on fire; no arrest yet

By | December 28, 2018

A joint team of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Wednesday destroyed a large area of ganja plantations in Jirania sub-division of Tripura. According to sources, based on specific information from a reliable source, the Jirania police station authority and 71 battalion of CRPF conducted an expedition into Mandwi area under Jirania sub-division… Read More »

Cocaine, ganja worth Rs 1.3 lakh seized, 3 held

By | December 27, 2018

HYDERABAD: Officials of the Special Operations Team (SOT) of Malkajgiri arrested three drug peddlers, including a Kenyan, and seized cocaine and ganja worth Rs 1.3 lakh from their possession. Hussain used to sell one kilo ganja for Rs 4,500 to Sumanth. “Sumanth has been procuring ganja from Hussain of Armoor. Similarly, Raymond used to purchase… Read More »

Three held for peddling ganja

By | December 27, 2018

Tilaknagar police have arrested three people on charges of drug peddling and have seized 11kg of ganja from them. BENGALURU:  Tilaknagar police have arrested three people on charges of drug peddling and have seized 11kg of ganja from them. The accused are Mandeep Roy (40), a resident of Viveknagar who hails from West Bengal; Mrinal… Read More »

Eight ganja smugglers including kingpin arrested in Malkangiri

By | December 26, 2018

Malkangiri: Police nabbed eight ganja smugglers and seized around 109 kg of contraband from two vehicles in Balimela area in Malkangiri district last night. The eight accused identified as Mobarak Khan, Krishan Kashayap, Sachin Salenku, Rajesh Patnaik, Bikash Munde, Sabir Bisoi, Kashinath Begal, and Rahul Badu have been forwarded to the court, the police said today. While… Read More »