Friday, Sep 30, 2022

Punjab drug abuse


On the run in Punjab: 2,083 booked in drugs cases; 232 of them proclaimed offenders

July 08, 2022 7:18 am

At least 11 other accused booked in NDPS cases with recoveries of charas and ganja between 2010 and 2021 (10 hailing from Bihar and one from Haryana) are wanted by the GRP Punjab.

Punjab: Wanted in multi-crore Jagdish Bhola drug case, Canada-based NRI dies of cardiac arrest

June 10, 2022 8:23 am

In February 2018 when Canadian Prime Minister Justine Trudeau visited India, the then Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh had met with him in Amritsar and handed over a list of names of 11 Canadian NRIs, accused in the multi-crore drug smuggling case, to him.

194 kg heroin haul in Punjab: After ‘Akali man’, son of Cong leader under scanner

February 02, 2020 10:25 am

The father and son run a hotel in the city and STF suspect that the hotel was used for drug smuggling and knowingly accommodating the accused, said sources.

In Punjab, over three accused in drug cases walk out on bail every day

June 26, 2019 9:18 am

Accused in 296 NDPS cases got bail from Jan to March; Non-filing of challans in court major reason

Bathinda: Woman dies of suspected drug overdose

June 19, 2019 9:10 am

Addicted to heroin for over seven years, the girl was undergoing treatment at a de-addiction centre at Bathinda civil hospital since June 3.

In three years, steep rise in number of Punjab drug addicts visiting centre

April 04, 2019 9:51 am

In 2018, this number almost doubled with 17,159 addicts being rehabilitated at the centre in PGI. The number of addicts from Punjab has significantly increased over the years.

Punjab: CM Amarinder Singh asks sarpanches to make their villages drug-free

January 11, 2019 9:54 pm

In his address, the chief minister observed that panches and sarpanches had been elected through the grassroots Panchayati Raj process, which was the pillar of strength for the nation.

In 2012, Narcotics special court had awarded death to a drug trafficker

July 03, 2018 8:27 am

The judgment was first of its kind, wherein a capital punishment was awarded under NDPS Act.

Bikram Singh Majithia patronising drug traders: AAP MP Bhagwant Mann

July 03, 2018 8:32 am

Addressing AAP MLAs and office bearers at a sit-in protest organised at the MLA hostel against the recent drug-related deaths in the state, Mann alleged that it appears that Congress and SAD are, both, running the government in the state as 'alliance partner'.

Punjab: At Cabinet meet, ministers say wary of public backlash

July 03, 2018 8:35 am

As the meeting of the Cabinet and another meeting of officials, Guardians of Governance (GoGs), ministers and PPCC president Sunil Kumar Jakhar preceding the Cabinet meeting, discussed drugs, most of the ministers vociferously stated that ‘Chitta’ was available in the state.