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EXCLUSIVE| Chrisann Pereira on coming back to India: I feel safe now, jail was scary, I was shocked

Talking for the first time, actor Chrisann Pereira, who came back to India after being cleared in a fake drugs case in UAE, talks to HT City about everything that has happened till now.

Actor Chrisann Pereira returned to India on August 3.
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 02:24 PM IST

Services of 2 Karnal cops terminated for seeking bribe from drug accused

As per the SP, the services of assistant sub-inspector Krishan and constable Ajay have been terminated. He added that they had been absent from their duty for the past several days and are not cooperating with the police investigation.

Karnal superintendent of police (SP) Shashank Kumar Sawan has terminated the services of two police personnel for their involvement in a corruption case and allegedly accepting bribe from an accused of a drug case in lieu of showing less recovery. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 28, 2023 01:43 PM IST
By, Karnal

Actor Chrisann Pereira’s return to India likely to be delayed

The family members of the Sadak 2 actor are upset due to the undue delay on the part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities in allowing her to return to India even after she is cleared of all the charge

Mumbai, India - April 24, 2023: The crime branch on Monday arrested a Borivali resident Anthony Paul and detained his associate Rajesh Babhote alias Ravi for allegedly framing a 27-year-old actor Chrisann Pereira (in pic) into becoming a drug mule. The actor worked in some of the noted films like Sadak-2 and Batla House. Chrisann was given the trophy before boarding the flight. (HT Photo) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 24, 2023 12:50 AM IST
ByMegha Sood, Manish K Pathak

Chrisann Pereira cleared of drug charges in UAE

Kevin Pereira, brother of the actor, said the legal process is over in Sharjah and Pereira is expected to get her passport back in a week. The 27-year-old actor was detained at Sharjah airport on April 1 after drugs were found in her possession, concealed inside a plaque

Mumbai, India - April 24, 2023: The crime branch on Monday arrested a Borivali resident Anthony Paul and detained his associate Rajesh Babhote alias Ravi for allegedly framing a 27-year-old actor Chrisann Pereira (in pic) into becoming a drug mule. The actor worked in some of the noted films like Sadak-2 and Batla House. Chrisann was given the trophy before boarding the flight. (HT Photo) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 14, 2023 01:00 AM IST

Drug case: Punjab Police get 7-day remand of gangster Jaggu Bhagwanpuria

The state special operation cell (SSOC) wing of Punjab Police on Monday produced notorious gangster Jaggu Bhagwanpuria, who is one of the prime accused in Punjab singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s killing, in a local court in Amritsar in relation to a drug case

During the remand, the Jaggu Bhagwanpuria will be interrogated for his role in drug smuggling, police said.
Updated on May 23, 2023 12:29 AM IST
By, Amritsar

Ajaz Khan says Sameer Wankhede deserves what's happening to him: It’s all karma

In an exclusive chat, for the first time actor-reality show alum Ajaz Khan talks about his imprisonment and denies charges against him. Read the interview.

Ajaz Khan (Instagram)
Updated on May 22, 2023 10:01 AM IST
ByVinay MR Mishra

Ajaz Khan reunites with family as he walks out of jail in drug case. Watch

Former Bigg Boss 7 contestant Ajaz Khan walked out of a Mumbai jail after spending two years in imprisonment. He was arrested in a drug-related case.

Ajaz Khan meets wife Aisha Khan, his son and other family members after bail from jail. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)(Varinder Chawla)
Published on May 19, 2023 08:24 PM IST

Chrisann Pereira recalls making coffee with toilet water in Sharjah jail

Actor Chrisann Pereira penned a heartbreaking letter recounting her days in Sharjah Jail. She was arrested in drug smuggling case.

Actor Chrisann Pereira was arrested in a drug case.
Published on Apr 27, 2023 05:36 PM IST

Six GRP personnel suspended for robbing passengers

The incident, which occurred on April 3, has raised serious concerns about the GRP’s functioning and integrity, as its personnel have come under increased scrutiny from citizens for misbehaviour and anti-social behaviour

Following sabotage and suspicious activity at the Pune railway station, these suspended cops were tasked with verifying the documents of passengers. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 11:37 PM IST
ByNadeem Inamdar

Evening brief: Police station attacked in Odisha over detention in cannabis case

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Odisha’s Gajapati district is considered a hotbed for cannabis cultivation.(Representational image/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 13, 2022 05:04 PM IST

Karnataka crime news: Assamese drug peddler nabbed in Madikeri

Cops in Kodagu arrested a drug peddlers from Assam and seized cannabis worth ₹50,000.

An Assamese drug peddlers was arrested by police in Karnataka's Kodagu on Wednesday. (HT File)
Published on Sep 01, 2022 09:29 AM IST
ByYamini C S

Actor Siddhanth Kapoor summoned by Bengaluru cops over drug consumption: Report

Shraddha Kapoor's brother Siddhanth Kapoor has been summoned by Bengaluru police to the city for interrogation on the drug consumption case filed against him. He was arrested and found to have consumed drugs at a rave party in a Bengaluru hotel in June.

Siddhanth Kapoor has been accused of consuming drugs at a five-star hotel party in Bengaluru in June.
Published on Jul 21, 2022 12:54 PM IST
ByYamini C S | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

P Chidambaram after Aryan Khan gets NCB clean chit: ‘How could he be…’

Former Union minister P Chidambaram asked who will bear the responsibility for the young man's trauma and said in many cases, the arrest comes first and investigation follows which was a "perversion" of the procedure established by law.

Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses a press conference. (ANI file)
Updated on May 28, 2022 01:22 PM IST
By | Written by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

No WhatsApp link, no video records: 5 reasons why NCB gave Aryan Khan clean chit

The NCB's deputy director general Sanjay Singh said the previous investigating team couldn't prove the charge of Aryan Khan procuring drugs from his friend Arbaaz Merchant. He added that the WhatsApp chats of Aryan Khan didn't link him to the drugs case.

Aryan Khan was arrested during a raid on the yacht Cordelia on October 3. He was released from Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail after spending 22 days in prison. (AFP)
Published on May 27, 2022 05:38 PM IST
Reported by Neeraj Chauhan | Written by Aryan Prakash

‘Loopholes...’: NCB chief explains clean chit to Aryan Khan in drugs case

The anti-drug agency chief said that 14 people were named in the chargesheet on basis of strong evidence. He added that six people (including Aryan Khan) were not included because there was not enough evidence.

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan. (PTI)
Published on May 27, 2022 03:48 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Aryan Khan gets clean chit in drugs case. Who were chargesheeted?| Full list

Aryan Khan, the son of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, had spent more than 20 days in Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail after he was arrested by the NCB on October 3 last year. 

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) exonerated Aryan Khan and five others as it filed a charge sheet against 14 persons in the case related to the raid on the yacht Cordelia in Mumbai on October 2.(HT_PRINT)
Published on May 27, 2022 02:39 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Afternoon brief: SC stays Akali leader Bikram Majithia’s arrest till Monday

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 1pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Shiromani Akali Dal leader and former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia got relief from the Supreme Court that stayed his arrest in the drugs case till Monday.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jan 27, 2022 12:43 PM IST

Aryan Khan case timeline: From October 3-30, what happened in 28 days

A battery of lawyers, including former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, was roped in by Shah Rukh Khan to get his son out of jail. It took them more than three weeks, but Aryan finally reached his home Mannat on Saturday morning, days before his father's birthday.

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan reaches his home 'Mannat' after being granted bail in the drugs-on-cruise case, in Mumbai on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
Published on Oct 30, 2021 07:06 PM IST
By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

NCB arrests drug peddler, to probe role in drug case linked to Sushant's death

Haris Khan was arrested on Tuesday after an NCB team, lead by its zonal director Sameer Wankhede, conducted raids at various locations in suburban Andheri, Lokhandwala, and Bandra, the NCB said.

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput died on June 14, 2020. (File Photo)
Published on Jun 02, 2021 11:42 AM IST

Punjab and Haryana HC dismisses plea for CBI probe in alleged false drug case

Petitioners alleged they were being pressurised by Chandigarh police officials to withdraw application before a trial court to summon suspended SHO Jaswinder Kaur, who had been nabbed by the CBI in another case

The petitioner had alleged that Chandigarh police had falsely implicated him to force him to withdraw a police official’s summoning application in a 2017 bribery case.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 12:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Ragini Dwivedi, Sanjjanna Galrani’s police custody extended in drug case

Ragini Dwivedi was arrested on September 5 and had been remanded in police custody till Friday, while Galrani had been arrested on Tuesday.

In the continued statewide crackdown on drug peddlers, the Shivamogga district crime intelligence bureau in a joint operation with Shikaripura rural police on Friday said that they have seized 27.5 kg of Cannabis. (File photo of Ragini Dwivedi)
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 09:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | ByVenkatesha Babu

Shimla man gets 10-yr jail in 2018 drugs case

Was arrested near a gurdwara in Industrial Area, Phase 2, Chandigarh, with 1.25kg charas

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Updated on Dec 01, 2019 01:25 AM IST
HT Correspondent | By, Chandigarh

Non-appearance in 2016 drugs case: Three Moga cops taken into custody

The court had also directed the police to keep them, in protective custody till their cross-examination is completed. A hearing related to the case is also scheduled in the Punjab and Haryana high court on October 18.

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Published on Oct 17, 2019 12:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By

Constable, son of retired cop awarded 8 years jail in drug case in Jalandhar

Additional district and sessions judge, Jalandhar, Parminder Singh Grewal, convicted a Punjab Police constable and son of retired inspector in a drug case, on Tuesday. The court awarded Pavittar Singh, the constable, and Amanpreet Singh, son of police inspector, who was also working as teacher in a private school, eight years jail and fined ₹50,000 each under the Section 18 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

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Published on Oct 16, 2019 01:12 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | ByGagandeep Jassowal, Jalandhar

After Punjab crackdown, spike in drug cases in Haryana: Kumari Selja

The Haryana Congress president was addressing a rally in Pinjore

UNITED SHOW Haryana Congress president Kumari Selja flanked by Pawan Kumar Bansal and party candidate from Panchkula, Chander Mohan, during campaigning at Sector 16 in Panchkula on Friday. Selja also campaigned for party's Kalka candidate Pradeep Chaudhary at Chauna Chowk in Pinjore town of Kalka constituency.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT)
Published on Oct 12, 2019 01:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Pinjore | By

UT cop convicted in drug case

Considering that the head constable is to retire in March 2020 and it was his first offence, the court took a lenient view and awarded him six-week jail

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Updated on Sep 28, 2019 12:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mohali | By, Mohali

ASI, head constable booked for producing wrong evidence in 2012 drugs case

On September, 12, 2016, the court of additional session judge Sanjay Agnihotri acquitted Jagga and ordered to register a case against the ASI

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Published on Sep 09, 2019 11:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Sangrur

Chandigarh man gets 10-year jail for carrying banned injections

A Chandigarh court has sent a 31-year-old man of Daria village to 10 years in jail in a drug case. The court of additional district and sessions judge on Friday also imposed a fine of ₹1 lakh on the convict, indentified as Suraj, who was arrested in 2017 for possessing 26 banned injections.

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Published on Sep 08, 2019 12:51 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Court slams Panchkula police for shoddy probe in 2016 drug case

Court observed that the glaring failure on the part of the SHO and IO is very disturbing. This also shows lack of supervision on the part of higher officers, it said.

(Representative image)
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 01:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By
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