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Mumbai Is Cocaine Capital Of India, Says Narcotics Control Bureau

With an increase in the number of functional drug cartels across India, Canada, and Australia, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has dubbed Mumbai as the cocaine capital of India. Reportedly, 2,499 kilograms of cocaine seized in Sri Lanka, Port Elizabeth, and Panana were supplied through India. Moreover, 300-kg cocaine which arrived in Mumbai in December 2018 was also transported through a syndicate having links across India, Australia and… read-more

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 12:34 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: drug peddlers, cocaine, Mumbai, NCB, Sri Lanka, Panama

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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West Bengal Police Arrests Man With 5 Kg Heroin Worth Rs 25 Crore

Kolkata Police's Special Task Force (STF) recovered over five kilograms of heroin worth Rs 25.09 crore from Purba Bardhaman district’s Rasulpur Bazar on March 1. Following a tip-off, the STF arrested one peddler recovering the narcotic drug from his vehicle. Moreover, the peddler is now being interrogated by the Kolkata police of any links with recently arrested BJP leaders, including Pamela Goswami who was found with 90 gm cocaine.

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 05:44 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Kolkata, Special Task Force, Purba Bardhaman, BJP, Pamela Goswami, Heroin, cocaine

Courtesy: NDTV

Pamela Goswami

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Bengal BJP Youth Leader Pamela Goswami Nabbed With 90-Gram Cocaine

The Kolkata Police on February 19 nabbed State BJP Yuva Morcha general secretary Pamela Goswami for alleged possession of 90-gram cocaine. Reportedly, the prohibited substance worth Rs 10 lakh was recovered from her car. Registering case under the NDPS Act,1985, the police will present Pamela (23) along with two other before the court on February 20. Meanwhile, the TMC has said it was “not surprised” as earlier a BJP woman leader was arrested… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 10:45 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: BJP, Kolkata, Pamela Goswami, cocaine, TMC

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Foreign National Held For Hiding Drugs In His Mouth

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NCB Busts Nigerian Drug Peddler Hiding Cocaine Capsules Mouth

Following a tip-off, the NCB on January 15 arrested Nigerian national allegedly carrying 10-12 cocaine-filled capsules in his mouth. Busting him outside a Juhu-based five-star hotel, the police rushed him to hospital for X-ray and CT-scan where more drugs were discovered in his mouth. The police said it is an old modus-operandi of peddlers and has asked to investigate further about his history in contraband dealings.

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 07:17 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Drugs, cocaine, NCB, Nigeria, Contraband

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Kingpin Of The Drug Trade In Bengaluru Arrested By CCB

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Crime Branch Police Arrests 'Kingpin' Of Cocaine Trade In Bengaluru

The Central Crime Branch Police has arrested a Nigerian national Chidiebere Ambrose, who has been dubbed as "The kingpin" of Bangalore cocaine business. After a month-long lookout, the police arrested him from Banasawadi in east Bangalore. Moreover, the police commissioner Sandeep Patil said that all the earlier arrested Nigerian peddlers accepted getting supplies from Ambrose. Reportedly, the police have cracked down on peddlers for the past… read-more

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 06:06 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: drug peddlers, CCB, bengaluru, Chidiebere Ambrose, cocaine

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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$248M Worth of Cocaine Busted In Sydney

A 68-year-old man from Sydney has been arrested after 550 kg of cocaine was found concealed in banana pulp sacks which were smuggled from Brazil. On September 21, Australian Border Force officers had intercepted the package, inspecting approximately 2000 packages of banana fruit pulp from which 275 packages contained cocaine worth $248 million. If the man is found guilty, he could be sentenced for life.

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 05:29 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: cocaine, Crime

Courtesy: 9 News

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J&K Police Arrested Four; Seized Six Kilograms of Cocaine Worth Rs 3.7 Crore

Jammu and Kashmir police seized six kilograms of cocaine worth crores in Baramulla District, on September 18. Four suspects have been booked for possession of narcotic drugs. The matter is being investigated further. Reportedly, drug deals worth Rs 3.7 crore happens every day in Srinagar and Anantnag district. "The number of drug addicts in these two districts have increased to 17,000," says a study conducted by the 'Institute of Mental… read-more

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 06:56 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Drugs, Baramulla, cocaine

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Cocaine filled coffee beans

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Police Find Cocaine-filled Coffee Beans Addressed to Crime Lord: Italy

The Italian police found cocaine hidden inside coffee beans in a package from Columbia at the Milan Malpensa Airport. The police intercepted the package after discovering the suspicious name it was addressed to, Santino D’Antonio, a crime lord in the film John Wick: Chapter 2. They arrested a 50-year-old man, who came to collect the package from a tobacco shop in Florence.

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 12:57 AM / by Masumi Shah

Tags: Italy, cocaine, coffee beans, crime lord, John Wick

Courtesy: BBC