Sri Lankan Tamil arrested

By | March 14, 2019

RAMANATHAPURAM police have arrested a Sri Lankan Tamil who was wandering at Kambi Padu after clandestinely landing near Dhanushkodi on Monday night. On being alerted by the local people, the police arrested the Lankan Tamil, Jayaseelan, 52, on Wednesday. Inquiries revealed that he had reached Dhanushkodi seashore on Monday night. He was roaming around in… Read More »

Ganja Worth Rs 60 Lakh Seized; 1 Arrested In Odisha

By | March 14, 2019

On Mar 13, 2019 Boudh: Acting on a tip-off, the district police conducted a raid in Sulia forest near Nuapalli under Kantamal police limits and seized around two quintals of cannabis in the district today. Police also arrested a man whom they identified as Subhransu Karmi. He was arrested while he was packing the contraband in sacks.… Read More »

MP police seize illegal liquor and narcotics worth Rs 13.47 crore ahead of LS polls

By | March 14, 2019

Illegal liquor and narcotics worth Rs 13.47 crore have been seized in Madhya Pradesh ahead of the Lok Sabhapolls, state’s chief electoral officer V L Kantha Rao said. As per official figures, 1.17 lakh litres of liquor worth over Rs 5.15 crore was seized by MP police so far this year across the state, Rao said in a release on Tuesday. The excise department also seized illicit… Read More »

Inter-state gang of drug smugglers busted in J&K, six held

By | March 14, 2019

The Jammu and Kashmir Police Wednesday claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of drug smugglers with the arrest of six people in separate operations in Samba and Jammu districts. The police seized 3.5 kilograms of charas and 2,214 bottles of codeine phosphate, a derivative of opium. Two alleged drug peddlers, Firdous Ahmad Dar and Kounser Ahmad Dar — both residents of Bijbehara area… Read More »

Iran seizes 670 tons of narcotics in 11 months

By | March 14, 2019

March 13, 2019 TEHRAN – Iran’s police have seized 670 tons of narcotics over the past 11 months, the anti-narcotics police chief announced on Wednesday. “Since the start of the [current Iranian] year, 670 tons of drugs have been busted all around Iran,” Mohammad Masoud Zahedian said, IRNA reported. Zahedian added that “most of the… Read More »

New trend in drug abuse: Youth mix opium with weed

By | March 13, 2019

opium, known locally as ‘tie’, for use. Opium is a reddish-brown, heavily scented addictive drug prepared from the juice of the opium poppy plant and used illicitly as a narcotic. According to Dr Omuojine, the substance, which the youth consume to make them ‘high’, was more dangerous than tramadol, as it could easily cause mental… Read More »

Sailors try to smuggle 9,228 drug pills into Dubai in boat

By | March 13, 2019

Police’s anti-narcotics department also seized a variety of other drugs. Three Iranian sailors, caught trying to smuggle more than 40.8kg of drugs stashed in the diesel tanks of their boat, denied at the Dubai Court of First Instance a charge of smuggling drugs for peddling. The defendants are aged between 30 and 38. Other than… Read More »

Stop Funding Southeast Asia’s Brutal Drug War

By | March 13, 2019

Little pink meth pills are becoming more popular in the region than heroin or even marijuana. The United States is making the crisis worse. By Patrick Winn Mr. Winn is an American journalist in Southeast Asia. BANGKOK — In the fall of 2015, I witnessed a late-night kidnapping. The perpetrators weren’t seeking cash, gold or any… Read More »