Heroin

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Man Carries 16 Kg Heroin Worth Rs 112 Crore; Arrested In Bangalore Railway Station

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. 

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 12:22 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Heroin, Smuggling, DRI, Bangalore, Ethiopia

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Drugs

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Heroin, Crystal Meth Worth Rs 15 Crore Seized In Assam's Karbi Anglong

Officials of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Assam police, in a joint operation, seized narcotic drugs worth Rs 15 crore, in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, on August 2. The officials acting on a tip off, arrested three persons at a checkpoint. The accused, who were transporting the drugs in a Bolero, reportedly possessed one of the purest forms of heroin and other drugs.

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 05:09 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: narcotics, Peddling, Smuggling, Drugs, Assam

Courtesy: ANI

Yaba Tablets

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1 Lakh Yaba Tablets Seized In Guwahati, Police Arrest Four: Assam

Assam police seized contraband drugs worth Rs 5-8 crore and arrested four members from an international drug network, on June 30. Upon receiving secret information, the police carried out an operation in Gorchuk area, where a dumper truck was intercepted. The police then recovered over one lakh Yaba tablets from the dumper truck, which was supposed to be delivered to Bangladesh. Further investigation underway.

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 - 09:07 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Assam, Guwahati, Yaba tablets, Smuggling, Bangladesh

Courtesy: ANI

Rhino Horn

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2 Smugglers Arrested While Trying To Sell Rhino Horn Worth Rs 1.50 Crore: Assam

In Assam's Jorhat district, two smugglers have been arrested for the possession of a rhino horn which weighed about 1.158 kg. Reportedly, the duo were arrested in an operation, while they were trying to sell the rhino horn. Additional SP Mrinmoy Goswami said that the rhino horn stands at a market value of Rs 1.50 crore. The accused have been identified as Rajen Bauri and Azizul Rahman.

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 04:44 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Assam, Rhino Horn, Smuggling, Rhino, Jorhat

Courtesy: ANI

Drugs

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Gujarat ATS Recovers Heroin Worth Crores From Pipavav Port

The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad has recovered Rs 450 crores worth of heroin from the Pipavav port in Gujarat's Amreli. The drug peddlers had allegedly soaked threads in a solution that contained heroin and then dried them. They were later made into bales and stuffed in bags for export. " Examination and seizure proceedings by the DRI under the provisions of the NDPS Act, 1985 are underway," read a DRI release.

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 02:21 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Drugs, Smuggling, drug peddling, Heroin, Drug Trafficking

Courtesy: NDTV

BSF Seizes Liquor Bottles

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BSF Seizes 1,200 Illegal Liquor Bottles At International Border: Meghalaya

The BSF troops in Meghalaya seized illegal liquor bottles from the international border of West Garo Hills and South Garo Hills, on April 17. The BSF troops seized nearly 1,200 liquor bottles, being smuggled illegally, confirmed Meghalaya Frontier BSF Headquarters. Notably, the BSF in Meghalaya is alert over the illegal smuggling and deployed additional force and manpower, to work towards a smuggle-free state and ensuring national security.… read-more

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 09:54 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Smuggling, BSF, Meghalaya, international border, Liquor

Courtesy: ANI

Man Arrested

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Delhi Man Arrested For Smuggling 1 Kg Gold At Jaipur Station: DRI

In Rajasthan's Jaipur region, a man was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle in one-kilogram gold, confirmed Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, on April 1. As per PTI, the raid was conducted at the Jaipur Railway Station after receiving a tip-off.  The DRI recovered six gold biscuits worth Rs 52 lakh, which was smuggled into India from Myanmar. The accused was arrested and presented before a court, which imprisoned him.

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 01:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Jaipur, Railway Station, DRI, gold, Smuggling

Van driver beaten up in UP

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Van Driver Assaulted Over Suspicion Of Smuggling Cow: UP

A van driver was beaten up by cow vigilantes in suspicion of cattle smuggling in Mathura district of UP. A Muslim man was held in captive and assaulted by the mob, as per reports. A video has gone viral of the man getting beaten and verbally abused. SP M.P. Singh told that the van was heading towards Sikandra Rao in Hathras, which was then stopped by the local residents.

Tue, 22 Mar 2022 - 05:33 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, van driver, Smuggling, Mathura, UP Police

Marijuana

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3 Arrested For Smuggling Marijuana From Nepal: Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh police have arrested three persons with 18.980 kgs of marijuana, smuggled from Nepal on March 6. Agra's SP Shiv Ram Yadav informed that the accused have been arrested from Agra with one mobile and four roadways tickets. Reportedly, the market value of 18.980 kgs of marijuana is Rs 95 lakh. "The accused are under interrogation, further investigation is underway," said SP Yadav.

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 01:48 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Smuggling, arrested, Nepal, Agra

Courtesy: ANI

Indian Star Tortoise

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Man Arrested For Poaching Endangered Indian Star Tortoises:Andhra Pradesh

A man is held by Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) officials for allegedly smuggling star tortoises, in Andhra Pradesh. According to reports, Selvakumar Ravikumar was illegally transporting Star tortoises. However, he was detained and handed over to the forest department officials. In addition to, the officials have rescued 250 Star tortoises. Notably, Star Tortoises are an endangered species that has been listed in Schedule 4 of the Wildlife… read-more

Sat, 05 Feb 2022 - 09:24 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: environment, Andhra Pradesh, Crime, Smuggling, star tortoises

Courtesy: India Today