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Thursday, July 09, 2020



532 kg of heroin haul case, NIA files first supplementary chargesheet

May 29, 2020 1:20 am

The agency filed charges under Section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of IPC, and various sections of the NDPS and UAPA Act against “narco-terrorist” Amit Gambhir alias Shoe Mallet alias King India. Gambhir is a resident of Amritsar.

194 kg heroin haul: Former SSB member Anwar Masih arrested

February 20, 2020 5:50 am

“Masih was appointed as an SSB member by the previous Akali-BJP regime. He had also been an active member of Akali Dal and is said to be close to several party bigwigs,” read the STF press note.

Moga: Viral videos of youth talking ‘easy availability’ of cheap chitta prompts cops to conduct early morning raid

October 31, 2019 5:50 am

The clips show the youths talking about who they get the drugs from, and one of them holding a syringe to his arm. Moga police later confirmed that the videos were indeed shot in the village.

532 kg heroin haul case: NIA tells court money made from drugs was to be used for financing terrorism

September 13, 2019 10:37 am

“We have already booked the other accused including kingpin Tariq Lone under terror laws. These accused also used to work for a bigger network. Jasbir Singh was the truck driver who delivered the drug consignments,” Surinder Singh said.

J-K: 5 kgs of heroin seized from Indo-Pak border

June 20, 2019 9:16 pm

This has been the first instance of a narcotic seizure by BSF on the international border (IB) in Jammu. Last December, BSF along with DRI Jammu had seized three kg heroin along the IB in Chicken Neck area.

J-K: Man arrested along LoC in Poonch with fake currency, heroin

March 09, 2019 10:44 pm

Police said that the accused appears to have brought the heroin and fake currency from across the LoC. The narcotics was meant for supply outside the state, they said.

Chandigarh: Drug peddler held with 260 gm heroin

September 15, 2018 6:14 am

STF Superintendent of Police Rajinder Singh Sohal told Chandigarh Newsline that the accused was identified as Pritpal Singh alias Bitta alias Ganj

Dehradun: Two Army jawans arrested with heroin worth Rs 5 crore

September 11, 2017 12:20 pm

A civilian has also been arrested along with the jawans. The heroin is worth Rs 5 crore. The security agencies have started a probe and investigation is underway. More details awaited.

NCB to destroy 1,500 kg of heroin seized off Gujarat coast

August 17, 2017 9:35 pm

The contraband was brought in Ahmedabad amid tight security from Porbandar where it was stored after being seized by the Indian Coast Guard on July 30, NCB's zonal director Hari Om Gandhi told reporters.

Narcotics Control Bureau arrests 8 crew members of Hennry in Rs 3,500 crore heroin haul

August 04, 2017 1:58 am

Ship had 13 crew members — five, including an Indian cook, left after concealing drugs at Iran’s Chabahar port


Inside the Mexican town that supplies most of United States' heroin

February 11, 2019 2:14 pm

Overdose deaths from opioids have increased almost six-fold in past two decades in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The year 2017 witnessed more than 15,000 deaths due to heroin overdose.