Fake Currency & Drug Racket Busted In Manipur’s Imphal
In Manipur’s Imphal, a fake currency racket has been busted by Imphal East police, which was functioning at Urup Kangthak and Keirao villages. From the raid, the police recovered 3,790 suspected World is Yours (WY) drugs, 60 grams of heroin, 26 bundles, 89 numbers of 500 fake currency notes and 101 numbers of 500 fake currency uncut sheets. Further information on the matter is awaited.
Tags: Manipur, Imphal, Fake Currency Racket, drug racket, Urup Kangthak village
Shiromani Akali Dal MLA Majithia By HC In Punjab NDPS Case
Shiromani Akali Dal MLA Bikram Singh Majithia has been granted bail by Punjab and Haryana High Court. Majithia was accused in a case registered against him under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Mathia was allegedly involved in a drug racket in the state. He is currently lodged in Patiala Central Jail. Further details on… read-more
Tags: drug racket, Punjab, Haryana, NDPS, Bikram Singh Majithia
Austrian Govt Arrests 81 In A Global Sting Against Organised Crime
81 out of 800 people were arrested in Austria in a global sting against organised crime belonging from various groups. The arrested are suspects of multiple crimes including drug trafficking and murder. Reportedly the joint operation by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Australian and European police caught people from Australia, Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East involved in the narcotics trade.
Tags: Crime, drug racket, Austria, FBI, narcotics
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Navy Hands Arrested Crew Of Lankan Vessel Carrying Drugs To NCB
The Indian Navy on April 20 handed over the Sri Lankan crew, arrested on April 19 with 300kgs of narcotics, to the Narcotics Control Bureau. Reportedly, the Navy busted an international smuggling racket that operated in the Arabian Sea on April 19, and seized narcotics worth Rs 3,000 crore from a Sri Lankan fishing vessel originating from Pakistan. The vessel… read-more
Tags: drug racket, Arabian Sea, Indian Navy, Narcotics Control Bureau
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Drug Cartel Kingpin Kishan Singh Extradited To India From UK For Trials
International drug racket mastermind Kishan Singh was extradited from the UK to India on March 21. Accused of supplying recreational party drugs to India, the kingpin was arrested on August 23, 2018 and later was granted bail too. Reportedly, he challenged the UK court's May 2019 extradition order saying he will not get a fair trial in India. However, denying his arguments, the court extradited Kishan - a British citizen - to India for trials… read-more
Tags: Drugs, drug racket, UK, Extradition
Courtesy: India Today
Sushant Rajput Case: Showik Chakraborty Released On Bail
The Special NDPS Court granted bail to Showik Chakraborty, brother of Actor Rhea Chakraborty on December 2. Showik had been arrested on September 4 in a drug probe related to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. Though Rhea received her bail earlier in October, Showik's bail plea has been rejected after appealing several times. He was denied bail previously since "confessional statements" given to NCB will not be considered as evidence
Tags: NCB, drug racket, Supreme Court, Mumbai
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
UP Special Task Force Arrests Four Drug Smugglers With Ganja Worth Rs 1 Crore
Busting a drug racket in Uttar Pradesh' Sonbhadra district, the state's Special Task Force on November 7 arrested a gang of four drug smugglers. The officials have seized about 800 kg of ganja worth Rs 1 crore, a truck, a car, 2 driving licenses, 2 Aadhar cards, a PAN card along with Rs 3,500 in cash. Reportedly, 300 sacks of salt, which were used to conceal the contraband, were also seized.
Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, drug racket, Ganja
Courtesy: Times of India
Delhi Police Arrest Two People With 275 Kgs Of Marijuana
Delhi Police have arrested two people near Jhilmil Industrial Area with 275 kgs of marijuana worth Rs 12 lakh. The police busted the drug racket by seizing a truck loaded with marijuana. Reportedly, the marijuana was kept in a secret chamber that was built in the truck, particularly for hiding it. Police informed that the accused have confessed that they committed the crime on the orders of the truck's owner.
Tags: Delhi Crime, drug racket, drug peddlers, Delhi Police
Courtesy: India Today
WhatsApp Clarifies On Message Leak In Bollywood Drug Probe
WhatsApp has clarified that its messages are end-to-end encrypted after the news surfaced regarding leak of WhatsApp messages in the enquiry into drug racket. It reiterated that the messages are accessible only by those involved. WhatsApp said that it follows the guidelines provided by the OS manufacturers for on-device storage and it is the users' responsibility to protect the content stored on phone.
Tags: India, WhatsApp, NCB, drug racket
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
CCB Enquiry Reveals Exclusive Apartments Reserved for Drug parties: Bangalore
Central Crime Branch said, the accused in the drug racket case have revealed that few apartments in Bangalore were exclusively being used to run drug parties and after-parties. A police officer said, "We will take the accused to these flats for further investigation." Reportedly, these parties were restricted to few selected people and the information regarding the venue were kept hidden till the last minute, to evade police.
Tags: Bangalore, drug racket, Sandalwood drug racket, CCB
Courtesy: The Times Of India