September 29, 2022 8:12 am
In a statement, the NIA said Sushanta Sarkar, a businessman from Malda district of West Bengal, was arrested for his alleged involvement in the illegal supply of heroin into India for supporting terrorist activities.
August 30, 2022 7:00 am
“The accused chargesheeted today are members of an international drug smuggling network involved in trafficking of heroin from Afghanistan to India for distribution in Punjab, Delhi, Gujarat, UP and other states of India,” the NIA said.
August 26, 2022 8:23 am
Another Delhi resident held, 2 others detained in Surat.
August 25, 2022 2:58 am
This March, in a chargesheet filed against 16 people, the agency alleged that those involved in the racket have links with terror groups in Pakistan.
July 13, 2022 1:00 pm
Gujarat DGP Ashish Bhatia says a tip was received from Punjab police about a “suspicious container” lying at Mundra port for two months with narcotics meant to be smuggled to Punjab
July 13, 2022 7:06 am
A container shipped from a Gulf country was detained on Monday. The container was officially declared to be packed with textile. However, upon verification, the agencies found heroin hidden inside it.
May 27, 2022 3:43 am
The seizure came a month after the DRI recovered 260 kg of heroin worth Rs 1,300 crore during a raid at a container station near the Kandla port.
March 15, 2022 7:09 am
The NIA filed a chargesheet Monday against 16 people — 11 Afghan nationals, four Indians and an Iranian — in connection with the case. The heroin seizure was made by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and the consignment was said to be worth over Rs 21,000 crore.
December 29, 2021 2:04 am
A key ground canvassed by the accused Govindaraju was that she was “innocent” as she was unaware of the consignment details and was only acting on instructions from her husband, also a key accused in the case — Machavaram Sudhakaran.
December 14, 2021 10:17 pm
The case is related to the seizure of 2,988.21 kg of heroin at Gujarat's Mundra port by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).