In Jammu and Kashmir, the police busted a narco-terror module with the recovery of 7 kg heroin, nearly worth Rs 2 crore cash. Recovered on March 4, the police also seized some arms and ammunition from a drug peddler’s house near the Line of Control (LoC) in the border district of Poonch. The recoveries were from drug peddler Rafi Dhana, who is already in detention.
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In Mumbai, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) arrested Binu John, a resident of Kerala, for smuggling drugs. The DRI also seized 16kg of heroin which is worth more than Rs 80 crores at the international airport, after receiving information of a man carrying drugs, which was later found in his fake cavity. The DRI also made an arrest in the case and registered a case under the NDPS Act.
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In Assam’s Karimganj district, police seized 504 grams of heroin and arrested one person in connection to it on September 24. Reportedly, the operation was fueled by secret information. According to the police, the drugs were packed in 43 soap cases, and were seized near toll gate. Earlier on September 22, 1,483 Kg of ganja packed in 270 packets from a vehicle in Assam’s Kokrajhar district.
In Mizoram’s Aizawl, police seized 374 grams of heroin, which is estimated to be valued at Rs 1.87 crore in the International market, on September 17. The police also arrested a 43-year-old woman and seized the drugs from her possession. Reportedly, the drugs were packed in 29 soap cases. The accused has been identified as Rohlupuii, a resident of Aizawl. Further details are awaited.
The officials of the Border Security Force (BSF) foiled a cross-border smuggling operation, and seized 6.370 Kgs of heroin. The incident in the village Muhar Jamsher, situated in Punjab’s Fazilka district. The Pakistan-based smugglers despite being shot, managed to flee in dark. In a similar incident, BSF officials seized Rs 22.65 crore worth heroin from Pakistan-based smugglers in Punjab’s Fazilka district.
Punjab Police confiscated 38 kilograms of heroin from a truck in Punjab's Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar and detained two people on August 28. SPS Parmar, Inspector General of Police (Ludhiana Range), stated a squad of police officers stopped a truck after receiving a tip. During the search, officers discovered 38 kg of heroin secreted in the truck's toolbox. Kulwinder Ram and Bittu were named as the accused.
Officials of the District Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested a man from Bangalore's Central railway station, who was allegedly carrying 16 kg heroin, packed in two 8 kg pouches. Reportedly, the drugs are worth Rs 112 crore in the international market, and the accused carried them in a false cavity in his suitcase. Shockingly, DRI stated that the man evaded checking and arrived at Bangalore airport from Ethiopia.
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In Assam's Karbi Anglong district, the police seized heroin worth Rs 80 lakh and arrested two persons, including one woman, confirmed police on July 15. The arrest was made after a police patrolling team suspected two, one from Bihar and a local woman. After search, they recovered 122.22 gms of the narcotic, hidden in soap boxes, and around Rs 5,000. The police registered a case and launched an investigation.
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The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad on July 12 confiscated approximately 70 kilograms of heroin worth over Rs 350 crore from a container near the Mundra port in Kutch district. According to an official, the quantity and worth of the recovered contraband may increase as the search continues. The ATS searched a shipping container that had come from another nation and was being held at a container freight station outside the port.
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In Assam's Karimganj district, a huge quantity of contraband drugs worth Rs 50 lakh was seized by the police. The police also arrested two persons in connection to the case. The accused have been identified as Nayan Kuri and Bhidan Kuri. Acting on a tip off, the police launched an operation in Lakhicharan area on June 26. Ten soap cases containing 125 grams of heroin and Yaba tablets were recovered.