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Tag: Narcotics Trade

Drug trafficking menace in Odisha
Drug Menace: Odisha In Midst Of A Silent Storm

In view of the serious dimension the drug menace has assumed in Odisha, there has to be adequate strategy to control the problem. Government needs to address urgently issues like adequate staffing, training, adequate equipment and inter-agency coordination challenges.

‘Bangladesh Link Behind Brown Sugar Trade In Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police Crime Branch has stumbled upon fresh information that traces the links of illegal narcotics trade to Bangladesh. Such revelations were made after the mastermind of the brown sugar trade, Sk Fakir of Balasore was arrested in connection with the seizure of nearly 323 grams of brown sugar […]

Punjabi Mutt Near Puri Jagannath Temple Sealed

Puri: The district administration on Monday sealed the Punjabi Mutt located on the southern side of the Puri Jagannath temple following allegations of narcotics trade on its premises. The particular building was sealed by police in presence of a magistrate. As the particular structure was coming within 75 meters of the boundary wall of Srimandir […]

Over 540kg cannabis from Odisha seized in New Delhi

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Police on Wednesday seized two trucks carrying 540.75 kg cannabis in New Delhi and arrested two persons allegedly involved in inter-state narcotics trade. Those arrested have been identified as Akbar Khan of Uttar Pradesh and Mantu Singh of Bihar. The cannabis-carrying trucks were travelling from Berhampur in Odisha and were going to deliver […]

Operation White Powder: Drug peddler arrested, brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh seized in Balasore

Balasore: As part of its ongoing crackdown on narcotics trade, police on Sunday arrested a drug peddler and seized brown sugar worth nearly Rs 10 lakh from his possession in Balasore. The accused has been identified as Rintu Tarai while brown sugar weighing 100 grams was seized during a raid in the wee hours. Police […]