Over-the-counter drugs to be divided into 2 groups, move aims to ‘promote self-care without compromising safety’
Mohammed Tahir Ayaz, 26, and his wife Ikra Hussain, 20, of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, could face the death penalty for attempting to smuggle heroin to the UK via Dubai.
The contraband was seized in 455 cases under 13 police stations and it had been lying in the police stations for the past 10 years.
On the US FDA scrutiny of Indian drug firms, he said the regulator rarely recognises other regulators’ decisions.
During their hospitalisation from September 14-18, as many as 370 capsules were ejected by them, they said.
The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch apprehended a woman drug peddler from Haldipadia Basti in the Capital on Wednesday.
According to police, the NIB CID wing received information that some foreigners staying near Auroville were smuggling and selling drugs.
The sentencing came as President Maithripala Sirisena was contemplating action to renew the capital punishment for drug-related crime.
Cash worth Rs 6,130, earned from the sale of smack, was recovered from her.
The Special Task Force of Crime Branch nabbed wanted inter-state drugs supplier, SK Raja (29) of Sahadevkhunta in Balasore district, from the Capital on Sunday night.
A team which has been monitoring peddling of ganja among students of schools and colleges, nabbed Singaravel from Madurai and based on his tip-off, arrested seven others.
The court also slapped a fine of Rs one lakh on him, state excise and narcotics department officials said.
Failure of the State Government’s flagship Niramaya free drug distribution scheme has led to success of Centre’s Jan Aushadhi programme in the district.
The team, led by Drug Inspectors Dr Sudarsan Biswal and Chandan Kumar Giri, seized nine samples for quality testing.
More than 80 kiosks have been razed during this period with the help of the city civic body for selling drugs to students of various schools and colleges in Zone VIII, IX and X.