Significant drop in sale, circulation of gutka products in Tiruchy, says SP

Hefty fine is being levied on shops selling such harmful products. This has led to a significant drop in the number of shops selling the products.

published on : 30th July 2022

NDPS court allows Aryan Khan to take back his passport, cancels bail bond

Aryan, the son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, got a clean chit from the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs-on-cruise case in May this year.

published on : 13th July 2022

Excise department to start de-addiction centre for women in Ernakulam district

Excise Minister M V Govindan had recently announced in the assembly that two de-addiction centres exclusively for women and children would be started in Kochi and Kozhikode.

published on : 4th July 2022

Drug peddlers of Buguda to lose ill-gotten assets worth Rs 3 crore

Last month, the STF had recommended for attachment of the property worth around `5.50 crore of drug peddler Rajanikant Patnaik and his relatives of Khajapalli in Khalikote block.

published on : 28th June 2022

Cruiseship case: Special court takes cognisance of NCB's chargesheet, issues summons to accused

The court said that it perused the chargesheet and chemical analysis report of the seized banned substances and since the reports are positive, there is sufficient material to take cognisance.

published on : 24th June 2022

Now, students use drugs to ‘enhance performance’

The police came to know about this while interrogating four students from a well-known engineering college who were arrested in connection with MDMA possession.

published on : 15th June 2022

Odisha Police seize Rs 1.22 crore assets owned by three ganja traders

The traders, Subhas Bisoi and his two sons Subir and Rama Chandra, had acquired the properties illegally through cannabis trade.

published on : 3rd June 2022

8,124 in four months: Kerala sees alarming rise in narcotic cases

While police claim that increased enforcement activities has resulted in the massive uptick in registering of NDPS cases, reports suggest that drug abuse among the public is the prime cause.

published on : 9th May 2022

70 per cent of drugs smuggled from Africa:  Police Commissioner CV Anand

While 377 offenders including peddlers, transporters and consumers were arrested, 80 are still absconding.

published on : 7th May 2022

Disposal of seized contraband, Orissa HC issues fresh directions

Earlier, the High Court had circulated an SOP to all the district judges taking into consideration the difficulties being faced in destruction of the seized contraband.

published on : 1st May 2022

ED seeks cancellation of bail granted to Bineesh Kodiyeri

He was in jail for a year and had got conditional bail by Karnataka High Court in October 2021. 

published on : 10th April 2022

Aryan Khan drugs case: NCB witness Prabhakar Sail dies of heart attack in Mumbai

Sail's lawyer Tushar Khandare confirmed that Sail died after he suffered a heart attack and that his family members do not suspect any foul play.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Sacked Tamil Nadu government officer gets 10 years jail for ganja smuggling

The incident happened in June 2018, when Arun, Ravi, and Sriram were on their way through the Batlagundu-Kodaikanal Road in Dindigul district in a vehicle.

published on : 14th March 2022

Narcotics Control Bureau enhances usage of rarely invoked law to detain drug traffickers

Detention under the law is also one of the grounds that allows the agency to attach the assets of an accused.

published on : 20th February 2022

Orissa HC issues SOP for disposal of seized contraband

The State government filed the petition through SP, STF, CID CB.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Will quit politics if Channi government gives any proof against Majithia: Sukhbir Badal

Calling the case against Majithia as “false and highly politicised”, Badal warned that everyone responsible for implicating “an innocent” person in a "false" case will have to face consequences.

published on : 25th January 2022

Punjab and Haryana HC dismisses bail plea of SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia in drugs case

The court on January 10 had granted interim protection to Majithia from the arrest in the matter while directing him to join the investigation on January 12

published on : 24th January 2022

NDPS case: SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia given anticipatory bail by HC, asked to join investigation

SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia, facing arrest in an NDPS case, was granted anticipatory bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

published on : 11th January 2022

Court dismisses Majithia's anticipatory bail plea; Punjab CM claims SAD leader's involvement in drug racket

Majithia (46) was booked under the relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act on Monday on the basis of a 2018 status report of a probe.

published on : 24th December 2021

Mumbai court once again denies bail to flatmate of late Sushant Singh Rajput in drugs case

Siddharth Pithani was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau on May 28 this year from Hyderabad and he is currently in judicial custody.

published on : 14th December 2021
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