drug trafficking

12-year-old girl used as drug carrier: Mom moves Kerala HC seeking CBI probe

She revealed to her mother that in the beginning of October, 2022 the child was lured into drugs by a girl student of ninth standard with biscuits containing drugs during sports practice.

published on : 30th March 2023

Vigil along sea can end drug menace: Shah

Expressing displeasure over the investigation of NDPS cases, Shah called upon agencies to make use of stringent laws while probing narcotics cases.

published on : 25th March 2023

Shah to chair regional meet on drug trafficking and national security in Bengaluru

Later in the day, Shah will lay the foundation stone of Sahakara Samridhi Soudha and inaugurate various  other programmes by the Ministry of Cooperation.

published on : 24th March 2023

SIT to submit 9th interim report by June

The SIT which has so far submitted its 8th interim report will submit the next report to Supreme Court before June 2023, he said.

published on : 19th March 2023

ISRO's satellite images show how drug trafficker built bungalow in Gujarat village

Satellite images showed how Isa Rao developed his property at Jodia village in Devbhumi-Dwarka district over three years and constructed a bungalow worth more than Rs 50 lakh.

published on : 21st December 2022

Drug trafficking scandal leads to resignation of Italian football referees' chief

Alfredo Trentalange was elected president in February last year. He had been under house arrest for previous drug offences in 2020 when he applied to be promoted to prosecutor.

published on : 19th December 2022

Navy forms command control network to curb drug trafficking

Force had seized 200kg of heroin off Kochi coast and 50kg off Gujarat coast in October

published on : 2nd December 2022

Gujarat: Drug hauls, water crisis and communal divide dominate poll scene in Kutch

While BJP has been trying to project national security being in safe hands with the saffron camp in power, Congr has questioned the failure of the state and the Centre from stopping drug trafficking.

published on : 27th November 2022

Man hacked after refusing to be drug carrier

27-yr-old was gang leader’s driver; police launch probe; officials say traffickers use fresh faces to transport drugs

published on : 26th November 2022

Narcotics bureau finds accused used wife’s bank account for fund transfer

The probe also found that another accused transferred money on earlier occasions to Nobel’s SBI account through CDM machine and also through UPI transactions from the account of his wife.

published on : 25th November 2022

Operation Garuda, Chakra, and the global police cooperation

This new mission has been launched against cyber-enabled crime networks on the basis of international inputs and in coordination with Interpol, the FBI, and police forces of multiple countries.

published on : 21st October 2022

Mephedrone worth over Rs 120 crore held from Mumbai, Gujarat; ex-Air India pilot among six held

Earlier this month, the DRI seized crystal methamphetamine and cocaine collectively worth Rs 1,476 crore from Vashi in Navi Mumbai.

published on : 7th October 2022

Iranian dhow with six crew nabbed off Kochi coast for drug trafficking

The police on Thursday said that the dhow carrying over 200 kg of heroin was seized two days back based on an intelligence report found in mid-sea and was towed to Kochi.

published on : 6th October 2022

Venezuela frees seven Americans in swap for first lady's nephews

"The president made a tough decision, a painful decision, to offer something the Venezuelans have actively sought" in the months-long swap negotiations, the official added.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Police chalk out action plan to counter drug trafficking by migrant labourers

The police have expanded the probe to a racket operating from Andhra Pradesh that brings in the contraband to Kerala.

published on : 20th September 2022

Punjab likely to bring CADA Act to check drug menace, trafficking

The legislation, proposed by the Punjab Special Task Force on Drugs, emphasises that efforts should be made to encourage community service for all sections of society.

published on : 16th August 2022

Centre, states have to come together to curb drug trafficking: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke about exclusive fast-track courts for cases dealing with drugs and assured the Punjab government of complete support from the centre to fight against drugs. 

published on : 31st July 2022

Ecuador declares state of emergency in three provinces over drug violence

Drug trafficking in Ecuador has led to an increase in crime, which has left 1,255 people dead since the start of the year, according to official figures. 

published on : 30th April 2022

War on drugs: TS takes neighbours into confidence

The department has also given access of this application to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)

published on : 11th April 2022

MDMA seizure leads investigation to interstate racket with ‘big network’

“More people are involved, and there is a big network that supplied the narcotics to the accused, who became friends after coming to Kochi,” said a senior police officer.

published on : 28th March 2022
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