Tag: Drug Trafficking

50 kg heroin worth Rs 350 cr seized from Pakistani boat near IMBL
50 kg heroin worth Rs 350 cr seized from Pakistani boat near IMBL

The ICG said, "During night of 07/08 October 2022, on a specific intelligence input, ICG strategically deployed two fast interceptor class of ships, C-429 and C-454 for patrolling in area close to notional International Maritime Border Line.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
Odisha Sets Up Task Force Led By Ex-DGP Abhay To Curb Drug Trafficking
Odisha Sets Up Task Force Led By Ex-DGP Abhay To Curb Drug Trafficking

As per the government, Odisha has emerged as a major centre for drug trafficking over the last few years with cannabis grown in erstwhile Maoist-affected areas being smuggled all over the country.

  • Tuesday, 18 January 2022
Odisha Police
Odisha, Chhattisgarh Police To Jointly Counter LWE, Drug Trafficking

An agreement between the police of the two states was reached at a meeting attended by senior officers, including the DGPs and Central Reserve Police Force officers.

  • Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Tehran Unhappy Over Adani Port's Decision To Not Handle Cargo From Iran
Tehran Unhappy Over Adani Port's Decision To Not Handle Cargo From Iran

The Iranian embassy said the discussion also focused on mutual cooperation in the fight against drug trafficking and that it resulted in some positive outcomes.

  • Friday, 15 October 2021
Woman drug peddler arrested in Rourkela

Rourkela: Police today busted a drug racket and arrested a woman drug peddler from Plant site area here. According to sources, a special squad of Plant site police station raided Minapada area and arrested one Narisa Khatun for being involved in drug trafficking business. Brown sugar worth Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1.66 lakh cash […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora
Brown sugar worth Rs 2L seized; one held

Cuttack: In a major crackdown on the increasing drug racket in Cuttack, the Manglabag police arrested a 25-year-old drug dealer from Maachhua Bazar area on Monday. Police said, 28 grams of  brown sugar has been seized from the accused, identified as Munna aka Manoj Kahali. The market value of the contraband will be around Rs 2 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
"Khul ja Sim Card!" opens doors to shadowy world of brown sugar peddling

Bhubaneswar: In a modern day replay of the Arabian Nights story in which the code word “Khul ja Sim Sim” opens the doors to breathtaking riches, the code word ‘Sim Card’ opened the doors for Odisha Television to the shadowy world of brown sugar peddling in Bhubaneswar. These are apparently ‘code words’ that convince the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Trump suggests death penalty for drug traffickers

Washington: US President Donald Trump suggested that the US should follow the example of other countries that impose the death penalty on drug traffickers. Speaking at a White House summit on the opioid epidemic on Thursday, Trump threatened to sue companies that manufacture painkillers with an eye toward halting the opioid addiction epidemic in US. He […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
marijuana queen
Australian 'marijuana queen' returns from Bali after 13 years

Canberra: A former Australian beautician arrived in Brisbane on Sunday after being released from jail in Bali, Indonesia, following a drug-trafficking conviction that earned her the title of “marijuana queen”. Schapelle Corby was arrested in 2004 at the Bali airport for possessing 4.2 kg of cannabis, and was sentenced in 2005 for drug trafficking, Efe […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Two arrested with brown sugar worth Rs 8 lakh in Odisha

Balasore: Two persons were today arrested by the excise department sleuths after brown sugar was found from their possession at Jaleswar railway station here, police said. Acting on a tip-off, the sleuths nabbed the duo at Jaleswar railway station, they said. Also Read: Teenage girls peddle brown sugar in Bhubaneswar slums! The market value of […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Wrestler-turned-police officer Bhola gets 12 years jail in drugs case

Mohali (Punjab): Former international wrestler and Arjuna awardee Jagdish Bhola was on Wednesday convicted and sentenced by a special CBI court here in a multi-crore drugs racket, termed as Punjab’s biggest, busted in 2013. Bhola was sentenced to imprisonment for 12, 10 and two years in the three cases in which he was convicted earlier […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
SL President frees 762 prisoners on Buddha Purnima

Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday granted amnesty to 762 prisoners to mark Buddha Purnima, also known as Vesak festival. An event was held at the Welikada prison to free the inmates — 736 males and 26 females — in the presence of the President, the Justice Ministry was cited as saying by […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
8 Pak Nationals Held With Heroin Worth Rs 150 Cr Off Gujarat Coast

Gandhinagar: Eight Pakistan nationals were apprehended from the mid-sea off Gujarat coast for drug trafficking on Thursday. The law enforcement agencies seized 30 kilograms of heroin from them. Indian Coast…

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Heat On Bollywood Stars As NBC Busts Goa-Mumbai 'Buds' Syndicates
Heat On Bollywood Stars As NBC Busts Goa-Mumbai 'Buds' Syndicates

New Delhi/Mumbai: Even as the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) crackdowns on the drug syndicate linked with the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, the apex narcotics agency trails another major syndicate operating from Goa, accused of supplying curated marijuana (buds) to several Bollywood stars. The interrogation of drug trafficker Fayaz Ahmed, associated with a luxury resort […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Bengaluru Police
'Drug Trafficking In Bengaluru Has Odisha Links'

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the whole country is grappling with drug menace, Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Panth has claimed that the drug trafficking in the Capital city of Karnataka has Odisha links. After seizing more than 13 quintals of Ganja from a drug peddling gang en-route Gulbarga of Karnataka to Bengaluru, the city Police […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021