Drug trafficking

Three more youngsters arrested in inter-state drug trafficking case

Muhammed Yasin, 20, of Kuvappady, Perumbavoor, Joffin Varghese, 19, of JM Cresent, Palarivattom, and Afab Liyaquat, 20, of Edathala, Aluva, were nabbed by a team led by Inspector of Police A Ananthala

published on : 17th October 2020

Drug trafficking to US: Pharma dealer held by Air Customs

Air Customs on Tuesday seized psychotropic drugs after intercepting postal parcels, which were destined to Florida, at Foreign Post Office and arrested one person.

published on : 16th September 2020

55-year-old man arrested in Kerala week after biggest ganja haul in state

The man, identified as Jayachandran Nair, 55, a native of Mudapuram, Attingal, was to receive the ganja in the capital city from the container truck

published on : 12th September 2020

Bengaluru cops on their toes as drug cases on the rise this year despite lockdown

Last year, 768 cases were registered. However, this year until July 31, over 600 cases have already been booked.

published on : 31st August 2020

Darknet misuse for drug crimes discussed in BRICS meet attended by India: MHA

The anti-narcotics agencies of this multi-nation grouping also discussed steps to curb increased instances of drug trafficking through the maritime route, it said.

published on : 16th August 2020

Ecstasy pills worth Rs 1.65 crore smuggled through parcels from Europe seized in Chennai

A total of 5210 ecstasy pills, 100 grams of MDMA crystals and 1 gram of methaqualone valued at Rs 1.65 crore were recovered and seized under the NDPS Act, 1985, a Customs department release stated

published on : 12th August 2020

Bid to smuggle Ecstasy pills from Europe foiled in Chennai, two detained

One parcel was addressed to an Indian woman working as a volunteer in Auroville near Puducherry. She has been detained to ascertain her role in the smuggling.

published on : 25th July 2020

LSD, Ecstasy worth Rs 6 lakh sent from the Netherlands seized in Chennai, two held

The parcels were addressed to two different people in Chennai. Searches were carried out at the addresses and two people have been detained to ascertain their role in the smuggling.

published on : 17th July 2020

No let-up in drug smuggling into Chennai as Ecstasy pills from the Netherlands seized

"This is the fourth time we have foiled the smuggling of narcotics using the parcel service," said Chennai Air Customs Commissioner Rajan Chaudhary.

published on : 2nd July 2020

Pandemic alters drug trafficking methods, routes: UN

According to Ghada Waly, Executive Director for the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, there are more people using drugs, more substances and more types of narcotics than ever.

published on : 25th June 2020

Indian truck driver arrested with drugs in Nepal

Meraz Alam, 25, of Bihar was arrested with 213 kg of hashish and 2.250 kg of opium from Nepal's Kalanki area yesterday after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) received a tip-off.

published on : 25th June 2018

Interpol-wanted Indian hotelier arrested in Nepal for drug trafficking

Masur Ahmad Lary was arrested from Maharajgunj area of Kathmandu, said a senior police officer of Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Office.

published on : 8th February 2018

Philippine President Duterte says son will be killed if involved in drug trafficking

Duterte has said he will have his son killed if drug trafficking allegations against the younger politician are true, and that the police who carry out the hit will be protected from prosecution.

published on : 21st September 2017