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DRUG SMUGGLING NEWS

Indian gets 3 years in jail in US prison for smuggling drugs

July 10, 2020 3:28 pm

The businessman from Nagpur who will be removed to India following his release from federal custody, was also ordered to forfeit USD 100,000. He has been detained for approximately 13 months following his arrest in the Czech Republic on June 3, 2019.

Haryana will enact new law to deny bail to drug smugglers for 6 months: Dushyant

January 06, 2020 12:18 pm

“The drug smugglers get bail easily because of the provisions in the current law. But after the introduction of the new law, they won’t be released from the jail on bail for at least six months,” said Dushyant.

Police probing if recently-seized drugs came from Pak smugglers

July 31, 2019 12:17 am

Investigation revealed that the accused were carrying 336 packets of heroin and had dumped around 100 in the sea. A search operation was launched a day later but it did not conclude in any major discovery of the contraband.

Methamphetamine tablets worth Rs 15 crore seized in Mizoram

July 18, 2019 4:38 pm

State excise and narcotics department spokesperson Peter Zohmingthanga said the tablets, reportedly smuggled from Myanmar, were worth around Rs 15 crore in the local market at the rate of Rs 250 per tablet.

Mumbai: Two held for ‘smuggling’ 180 kg of ganja

July 08, 2019 11:07 am

The accused were identified as Gangam Reddy (30) of Secunderabad and Akula Venkateshwaralu (33) of Medchal district in Telangana. Police said Reddy has so far smuggled more than 10,000 kg of ganja worth Rs 20 crore to distributors in Mumbai, Thane, Pune and Nashik.

Indian businessman charged in US with drug smuggling, money laundering offenses

June 28, 2019 2:35 pm

Jeetendra Harish Belani, aka Jeetu, from Mumbai who has been charged with an eight-count indictment and faces a maximum sentence of not more than twenty years in prison, a fine of not more than USD 1 million or both.

Tripura policeman arrested for involvement in drug smuggling

December 26, 2018 1:14 pm

Cash amounting to Rs 10.01 lakh was recovered from the policeman's house.

Manipur: Sub-inspector suspended for negligence in drug smuggling case

September 09, 2018 3:31 pm

Hussain was the investigating officer (IO) in a case related to the arrest of a suspected 72-year-old drug smuggler. Sources said neither did Hussain maintain proper documentation nor did he make a serious attempt to arrest other important associates of the drug smuggler.

Mohali: Nigerian woman held with one kg heroin

May 14, 2018 5:23 am

The AIG said that Uzoma came to India three years ago on a tourist visa and she started a business of readymade garments in Tripura, Delhi and Noida.

Three Somalians, four Nepalese arrested on drug trafficking charge

November 29, 2017 7:32 pm

A special police team arrested Somalian nationals, Ibrahim Ali Hajij, 22, Jam Abdifathi Ahmed, 21, and Abdi Fahad Yusuf, 25, from Kathmandu's tourist hub Thamel for carrying eight kg of dry leaves of Khat, a kind of herb used for intoxication.