Cocaine Worth Rs 9.8 Crore Seized By Mumbai Airport Customs
The customs officials at the Mumbai Airport seized 980 grams of cocaine, estimated to be valued at Rs 9.8 crore from a passenger on October 3. Reportedly, the passenger arrived in Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-610 from Addis Ababa. According to the officials, the contraband was carried in the undergarments of the passenger. The accused has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody.
Tags: Maharashtra , Mumbai, cocaine, Drugs, Smuggling
Colombian Navy Captures 3 Submarines & 1 Speed Boat With 7.41 Tonnes Of Cocaine
The Colombian Naval Forces detained three submarines and a speed boat carrying 7.41 tonnes of cocaine in national and international waters. Reportedly, Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia account for almost 90% of the world's coca crops, making these nations vital for international drug trafficking. Three Ecuadorian and three Colombian people were detained as a consequence of the operation, which was carried out in association with the US Joint… read-more
Tags: Columbia, colombian navy, cocaine, Drugs, Submarine
NCB Arrests Actor Armaan Kohli For Possessing Cocaine At Home
Bollywood actor Armaan Kohli appears before a city court on August 29 for possessing a small quality of cocaine at his residence in Mumbai. Kohli and a drug peddler Ajay Raju was on August 28 arrested by NCB following a raid. Reportedly, the NCB is currently undergoing ''Operation Rolling Thunder'' and received a tip-off from an arrested drug peddler who had supplied drugs to the actor.
Tags: NCB, Actor Armaan Kohli, cocaine, Drug Case, Mumbai
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
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
Tags: drug peddlers, cocaine, Mumbai, NCB, Sri Lanka, Panama
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
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.
Tags: Kolkata, Special Task Force, Purba Bardhaman, BJP, Pamela Goswami, Heroin, cocaine
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
Tags: BJP, Kolkata, Pamela Goswami, cocaine, TMC
Courtesy: The Indian Express
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.
Tags: Drugs, cocaine, NCB, Nigeria, Contraband
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
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
Tags: drug peddlers, CCB, bengaluru, Chidiebere Ambrose, cocaine
Courtesy: The Indian Express
$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.
Courtesy: 9 News
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
Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Drugs, Baramulla, cocaine
Courtesy: Deccan Herald