smugglers

BSF firing up in North East due to desperate smugglers

According to the latest official data as of November 30, the total incidents of firing along the Indo-Bangladesh border have come down to 2,337 in 2021 as against 2,949 incidents in 2020. 

published on : 21st December 2021

Smugglers taking to rail route eyeing parcel service's loopholes?

While Railway officials confirmed that it is not mandatory to scan the parcels sent through its network, they said the RPF is conducting regular checks to prevent the transportation of banned materials.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Smugglers suspected of exploiting loopholes in railways parcel services

Incidents over a span of three months have shed light on what may be loopholes in the parcel service network, particularly scanning of packages prior to transportation.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Man held with 495 kg ganja after car chase

On receipt of information, the police ahead of the road gave the vehicles a chase and intercepted them. 

published on : 12th November 2021

Two injured as Telangana cops on ganja trail fire at Vizag villagers

The Telangana police team was in search of ganja smugglers in a case registered in Nalgonda district.

published on : 18th October 2021

Rs 3.05 crore assets of ganja peddlers frozen in Odisha's Malkangiri

Five buildings worth around Rs 2.86 crore, 12 bank accounts having a total balance of around Rs 71 lakh and six vehicles worth Rs 18.33 lakh were blocked.

published on : 6th October 2021

Business of Pak human smugglers boom as thousands of Afghanis try to leave after Taliban takeover

A source, who is aware of this human smuggling racket, said they mostly operate from border areas like Chaman, Chaghi and Badani in the restive Balochistan province.

published on : 19th August 2021

100 sand smugglers attack cops with boulders, shovels in Telangana

As the sand was being carried away, the police team intervened and questioned the people working there regarding their identities. The 100-member strong smuggler gang then attacked the cops. 

published on : 28th July 2021

Sand smugglers attack police personnel in Jagtial district of Telangana; sub-inspector injured

SI Venkatesh along with his staff rushed to Vemapalli on receiving information that sand was being smuggled out from the Godavari basin.

published on : 27th July 2021

Caught in gunfight between smugglers and forest guards, elephant killed in Dehing Patkai National Park

The patrolling staff visited the spot the next day, Tuesday, and detected a carcass of a female elephant, aged about 18, they said.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Tripura mob lynching: Police clueless on identity of assailants

The police said people were not coming forward to give a statement on the incident.

published on : 21st June 2021

Desperate to get high on money, smugglers fall into police net

While 45 people were nabbed in related crimes in city limits, hundreds of people were arrested across State in the last three weeks. 

published on : 5th June 2021

BSF jawan injured in firing by cattle smugglers along Bangladesh border in West Bengal

A jawan sustained bullet injury on his right ankle, following which the patrol lobbed a round from the pump action gun and the smugglers from both the sides fled, a spokesperson said.

published on : 20th May 2021