Operation Garuda

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CBI, NCB Conduct Operation Garuda To Crackdown Drug Peddlers In India

In a major crackdown against drug peddlers, the CBI in coordination with the Narcotics Control Bureau and police of multiple states, conducted a massive operation, on September 29. During the raid, the joint forces arrested 175 people and seized a huge quantity of drugs. Named 'Operation Garuda,' it started earlier this week, involved Interpol with 127 cases registered by the CBI, NCB and state police, including Haryana, Punjab and AP.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 04:08 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: drug peddlers, Operation Garuda, NCB, CBI, Multiple location Raid


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2 Arrested For Transporting 196 Kg Marijuana From Hyderabad To Gwalior In SUV

The Nagpur police's Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) has arrested two drug peddlers with 196 Kg of marijuana worth Rs 29.48 lakh, in Kalamna area of Nagpur, on April 23. The accused identified as Ashok Singh Sundaram (27) and Manish Omprakash (30), were transporting the drugs from Hyderabad to Gwalior in an SUV. After the car was intercepted, the drugs were seized, and a case has been registered against the accused.

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 03:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Nagpur, Marijuana, drug peddlers, Hyderabad, Gwalior

Arrested two drug peddlers

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Mumbai Anti Narcotics Cell Arrests 2 Drug Peddlers With Rs 39.6 Lac Drugs

In Mumbai's Wadala area, the Mumbai Anti Narcotics Cell, Worli unit, arrested two drug peddlers with charas. The Narcotics cell seized one kilogram of Charas worth Rs 39.6 lakh. Notably,1.321 kg of charas were recovered from the drug peddlers, said Narcotics Cell. The international market value of seized drugs is worth Rs 39.6 lakh. Meanwhile, a case has been registered and further investigation, in this case, is underway.

Sat, 19 Feb 2022 - 11:52 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: drug peddlers, arrested, Mumbai, anti Narcotics cell, Wadala Area

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Arrested Four drug peddlers

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4 Drug Peddlers & 5 Gamblers Held In Nagaon: Assam

In Assam's Nagaon four drug peddlers and five gamblers were arrested by Nagaon police with 34 vials of heroin, 300 sample tablets, and three syringes on February 10. During the search operation, Nagaon police arrested drug peddlers and gamblers in various PS areas of Nagaon district. "Nagaon Police recovered 34 vails of heroin, 300 sample tablets, and three syringes," tweeted Nagaon Police. Moreover, further details are awaited. 

Fri, 11 Feb 2022 - 10:21 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Assam, drug, drug peddlers, arrested, Nagaon Police

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Arrested three drug peddlers

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3 Drug Peddlers Held With 23 Kg Ganja In Mumbai

In Mumbai, three drug peddlers were arrested by the Dindoshi Police on February 5. The police also retrieved 23 Kg from the accused and have registered cases against all three accused. Meanwhile, the case has been registered under the Narcotic Drug & Psychotic Substances (NDPS) Act, and summons has been issued against the two accused. Moreover, further investigation into the case is underway, reported ANI. 

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 - 12:03 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Mumbai, Mumbai Police, Drugs, arrested, drug peddlers

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2 MBA Students Arrested For ‘Drug Peddling’: Andhra Pradesh

The Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) has arrested two students, identified as Rohit and Rithwik, for allegedly peddling drugs within West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Rohit's brother Rahul, who works in Hyderabad, is another accused, informed the Police. The students were earlier consumers, later became peddlers, and began procuring and supplying drugs to addicts. Rahul would send drugs when Rohit contacted him over the phone, the… read-more

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 - 05:35 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Crime, drug peddlers, students, Andhra Pradesh, Police

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Police Arrest Two Smugglers In Udhampur J&K, Recovers 397 Kg Poppy Straw

J&K arrested two narcotic smugglers and recovered 397 kg poppy straw, from them in Udhampur region, on January 16. The police said, the poppy straws, packed in 19 bags were found in a Haryana-bound truck, during an inspection on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway. Reportedly, the truck driver Nand Kishore and his companion Niti Nain, both residents of Rohtak, were arrested, and booked under the NDPS act.

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 07:47 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Crime, drug peddlers, Police, arrest, J&K

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Colombia's Most-wanted Drug Smuggler in custody.

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"Otoniel" Colombia's Most-wanted Drug Smuggler Captured

Colombia's most-wanted drug smuggler, Dairo Antonio Usuga aka "Otoniel," was apprehended on October 23 by the Colombian authorities. Otoniel, leader of the Gulf Clan, which is the country's largest drug trafficking group, was detained in a rural region of the Department of Antioquia near the Panamanian border. Reportedly, he had been ''one of the most-wanted target for Colombia's most-wanted authorities''. 

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 04:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Columbia, drug peddlers, drug, most wanted

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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

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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