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

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

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.

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Chandigarh: Drug peddler held with 260 gm heroin

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

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

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

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

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Cop booked for ‘hiding’ heroin recovered from drug peddler

ASI Angrez Singh has been booked under Section 59 (1) (Failure of officer in duty or his connivance at the contravention of the provisions of this Act) of NDPS Act. He was also suspended by Police commissioner RN Dhoke. 

Coast Guard intercepts Panama vessel carrying Rs 3500 Cr worth narcotics off Gujarat coast

This is the largest single haul of narcotics seized till date. Based on intelligence inputs, the vessel was intercepted at around 12.00 hrs on July 29, 2017.

Three drug peddlers held, heroin worth Rs 1.39 lakh seized

The accused Sonu aka Kallu was arrested from near Shahpur colony light point, Chandigarh, and 196 injections without any label along with 14gm heroin was recovered from his possession.

Saturday Night Live under fire for glorifying heroin in a skit

"Saturday Night Live" has been criticised of promoting heroin and making light of drug abuse in a sketch

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

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.

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