Police have also seized 4.75 kg of drug ketamine, known as ‘date rape drug’, and 6 kg opium packed in the double-layered cauldron, generally used for preparations of langar, from near Jandu Singha village in Jalandhar district.
The seizure is being seen as a significant one given that all India seizure of Ketamine during the calendar year 2016 was 68.06 kgs only, the DRI said.
Multinational medical device companies started requesting the pricing regulator to let them withdraw their latest-generation stents from India.
Meanwhile, in another incident, the border force apprehended a 30-year-old Pakistani national, a resident of Lahore, from the Maharsona border post in the Fazilka district of the state late last night. “The man is being questioned,” the official said.
Scientists have developed drugs created with QR codes, that are set to enable efficient drug delivery, alongside helping to check for counterfeit medicines.
Two of the persons nabbed are from Nigeria while the third is from Ghana, informed Hyderabad Police Commissioner V Srinivas Rao.
Cops said the victim was stabbed repeatedly and the body was dumped in a creek.
Calangute Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi said that information was received from sources that a foreign national would be coming to Candolim to deliver a consignment of drugs before Christmas Eve.
Brexit threatens the free flow of these goods, given stringent medicine regulations that may require the retesting of drugs shipped across borders in the absence of an agreed trading arrangement.
Drug addicts are involved in hooliganism at night, while the police remain silent,” said a government school teacher. Prof Sharma said, “Over two dozen youths have already lost their life due to this menace. It is high time we wake up.”
Police said 5.26 kg of heroin valued at Rs 26 crore in the international market, 24.59 kg of the chemical substance, Isosafrole, which is used to manufacture the drug MDMA, valued at Rs 9 crore and a third substance, suspected to be Ketamine, valued at Rs 3 crore, were found in the car.
A senior police officer said the police are attempting to establish if Wisdom has a previous criminal record for peddling drugs. “It is very difficult to verify that as foreign nationals don’t always give us their proper names and try to withhold their identities,” said the officer.
A member of Rise Up, a Manila-based coalition of church-related groups opposing the drug war, told Reuters that families of about 20 victims joined the procession. “I came to support the family. I want justice for Kian and all victims – including my son,” said Katherine David.
In May this year, police in the tourist state had asked its personnel to arrest people, found drinking in public places, including beaches. At a meeting held in Calangute that month, citizens had complained about drinking on beaches as well other public places and no action being taken against them.
Thane Joint Commissioner of Police Madhukar Pandey warned parents, teachers and students to remain vigilant and urged children to take a pledge to not indulge in any form of substance abuse.