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The accused led a police team to his house in Bandra West where over seven kgs of drugs were seized.(REUTERS/Representative photo)

Mumbai techie takes to drug smuggling after financial stress, held

By Vijay Kumar Yadav
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2020 05:36 PM IST
Deputy police commissioner (ANC) Datta Nalawade identified the engineer as Yash G Kalani, 25, who was arrested on Thursday. One kg of drugs was also allegedly recovered from Kalani’s possession.
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Tarn Taran police accused of teen’s illegal detention

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 09:34 PM IST
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Punjab installs X-ray machine at J&K border to check arms, drug smuggling

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2019 01:30 AM IST
Thousands of vehicles from J&K enters into Punjab through the checkpost and to check smuggling of arms and drugs has remained a big challenge for the security forces
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HP man held for peddling drugs ends life in lock-up

Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 10:52 PM IST
Meanwhile, the two accused already in custody, Gagandeep and Mandeep, who had accompanied the police to help identify Kulwinder, also escaped. Villagers allegedly snatched weapons from the police personnel and fired at them.(HT image)
Meanwhile, the two accused already in custody, Gagandeep and Mandeep, who had accompanied the police to help identify Kulwinder, also escaped. Villagers allegedly snatched weapons from the police personnel and fired at them.(HT image)

Man dies during clash, villagers in Haryana blame it on police firing

Hindustan Times, BATHINDA | By Sachin Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 07:05 AM IST
The clash had broken out during a raid to arrest an accused in a case under the Narcotics Act.Fifty-five-year-old Jagga Singh was killed in firing when the police team was attacked by villagers. Videos of the clash went viral on social media.
The Bhondsi jail in Gurugram. Jail authorities found a packet containing heroin stitched in a trousers during inpsection.(HT Photo)
The Bhondsi jail in Gurugram. Jail authorities found a packet containing heroin stitched in a trousers during inpsection.(HT Photo)

Parents held for smuggling heroin into Bhondsi jail for their son

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 08:12 AM IST
Police said it was not certain if the inmate was an addict or the drug was being sneaked in for any other nefarious purpose.
A team of the Special Task Force (STF) on drugs arrested two assistant sub-inspectors (ASIs), posted at Gharinda police station, under the rural police, after it found them to be in possession of heroin.
A team of the Special Task Force (STF) on drugs arrested two assistant sub-inspectors (ASIs), posted at Gharinda police station, under the rural police, after it found them to be in possession of heroin.

Two Amritsar ASIs arrested with heroin

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 05:34 AM IST
The team did not disclose the quantity they were carrying, saying it would hamper investigation. The accused are Avtar Singh and Jorawar Singh.
A Punjab Police head constable was dismissed from service hours after he was arrested for drug smuggling.(HT File (Representative Image))
A Punjab Police head constable was dismissed from service hours after he was arrested for drug smuggling.(HT File (Representative Image))

Punjab police head constable dismissed from service for drug smuggling

Punjab | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:07 AM IST
The Special Task Force (STF) arrested head constable Gagandeep, alias Gaggi, of Mohalla Guru Teg Bahadur Nagar, Lalheri Road of Khanna and his two accomplices for drug peddling and recovered 785gm heroin from their possession
The Narendra Modi government has decided to cut the roots of terror funding by concertedly targeting drug smuggling(PTI)
The Narendra Modi government has decided to cut the roots of terror funding by concertedly targeting drug smuggling(PTI)

Modi government looks to crack down on drug smuggling

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 07:41 AM IST
According to home ministry officials, a joint coordination committee, formed only last month under NCB director general Rakesh Asthana, met on Wednesday for the first time to discuss ways to curb the drug trade. According to estimates, India is abusing 36 tons of heroin each year.
Two men, arrested for smuggling heroin, were produced in a local court in Amritsar on Thursday. August 1, 2019.(HT Photo)
Two men, arrested for smuggling heroin, were produced in a local court in Amritsar on Thursday. August 1, 2019.(HT Photo)

‘Juttis’ hung on trucks used for smuggling drugs from Pakistan to India

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 12:00 PM IST
The integrated command post at Attari has been in news over the past month, after the customs department seized 532kg heroin and 52kg of mixed narcotics valuing over Rs 2,700 crore concealed in a consignment of rock salt imported from Pakistan.
Labourers carry bags of heroin, which were seized by from the trucks coming from Pakistan, at a court in Amritsar, Sunday, June 30, 2019.(PTI)
Labourers carry bags of heroin, which were seized by from the trucks coming from Pakistan, at a court in Amritsar, Sunday, June 30, 2019.(PTI)

Attari heroin haul case: Kingpin a seasoned criminal, say police

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 03:53 PM IST
On June 29, customs officials of the customs had recovered 532 kg of heroin and 52 kg of mixed narcotics from the consignment of 600-bag of rock salt imported from Pakistan at the integrated check post (ICP) Attari.
An Indian businessman has been charged in the US with conspiring to smuggle drugs into the country and commit money laundering(HT File)
An Indian businessman has been charged in the US with conspiring to smuggle drugs into the country and commit money laundering(HT File)

Mumbai businessman charged in US with drug smuggling, money laundering

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 05:46 PM IST
The Indictment also alleges that between 2015 and mid-2017, Belani conspired with William Kulakevich and Julia Fees to unlawfully smuggle a drug known as Etizolam into the United States for re-sale by Kulakevich and Fees via a website they operated—www.etizy.com.
Police commissioner Muhammad Akil has constituted 20 special teams, each comprising 60 police personnel, to crack down on drug smuggling on the city border areas.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Police commissioner Muhammad Akil has constituted 20 special teams, each comprising 60 police personnel, to crack down on drug smuggling on the city border areas.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Police to stop drug smuggling along border ahead of polls

UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 12:51 AM IST
The police said they have been keeping a vigil on all illegal activities taking place across the city ahead of the Lok Sabha elections scheduled for May 12 in the state.
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has uncovered an ingenious method by which relatively small quantities of drugs are being trafficked without detection: Using the postal service and courier firms.Photo by Praful Gangurde/Hindustan Times) Representative Image
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has uncovered an ingenious method by which relatively small quantities of drugs are being trafficked without detection: Using the postal service and courier firms.Photo by Praful Gangurde/Hindustan Times) Representative Image

Drugs smuggling: Courier firms under NCB scanner

Mumbai | By Pratik Salunke
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 04:22 AM IST
With a profusion of courier and delivery firms all across Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, drugs that are camouflaged as everyday products like sweets and talcum powder, can be moved through the city without being detected.
The anti-narcotics cell of Mumbai crime branch say a cartel operating from the city has recruited close to 100 women to smuggle drugs to Gulf countries.(AP File / Photo used for representational purpose only)
The anti-narcotics cell of Mumbai crime branch say a cartel operating from the city has recruited close to 100 women to smuggle drugs to Gulf countries.(AP File / Photo used for representational purpose only)

Women, spaghetti, passports: Mumbai cartel takes new route to smuggling drugs to Gulf countries

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Megha Sood, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2018 01:30 PM IST
The anti-narocotics cell of the Mumbai crime branch has discovered a cartel that employs women from the city to smuggle drugs into Gulf countries. According to officers , the cartel has been operating majorly from the Mumbai airport, but also from Hyderabad, Pune and Cochin.
According to a spokesperson at the L-G’s office, L-G Anil Baijal directed police officials to focus on cases of drug smuggling and underage drinking.(HT/File Photo)
According to a spokesperson at the L-G’s office, L-G Anil Baijal directed police officials to focus on cases of drug smuggling and underage drinking.(HT/File Photo)

Don’t leave barriers on roads unmanned, L-G Anil Baijal tells Delhi Police

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 03:20 AM IST
According to senior police officers, lieutenant governor Anil Baijal said unmanned barriers lead to unnecessary traffic and solve no purpose if there is no police officer to guard them. Many barriers have in the past been stolen from the roads or have been hit by vehicles.
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DSP suspended after Punjab woman alleges he pushed her into drugs

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2018 11:59 AM IST
Ludhiana-based victim also accuses officer of raping her; Khaira, Bains had sought action against the cop

Intensified BSF vigilance hits drug smuggling into Punjab, but it’s not enough

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Jatinder Kaur Tur, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 03:59 PM IST
Figures related to drug seizures, shared by the BSF with the HT reveal that nearly 290 kg drugs were confiscated in 2012, 318 kg in 2013, 359 kg in 2014 and 345 kg in 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a meeting with delegates of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation security secretary summit at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.(AFP)
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a meeting with delegates of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation security secretary summit at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.(AFP)

India, Pakistan’s inclusion in SCO will expand cooperation: Xi Jinping

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2018 06:33 PM IST
Addressing top security officials of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member countries in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping said India and Pakistan’s entry in the bloc has enhanced the potential for cooperation in fighting terrorism and raised expectations from the international community.
Kapurthala Modern Jail(HT File Photo)
Kapurthala Modern Jail(HT File Photo)

Kapurthala jail warden caught smuggling drugs into jail; suspended

Hindustan Times, Kapurthala | By Jatinder Mahal, Kapurthala
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 12:13 AM IST
The jail staff found 45gm intoxicant powder hidden in his shoes.
The seized consignment of codine laced cough syrup
The seized consignment of codine laced cough syrup

One lakh bottles of codine laced cough syrup seized

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Punya Priya Mitra
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 05:29 PM IST
The Narcotics wing of the Madhya Pradesh police has seized nearly one lakh bottles of codine laced cough syrup, worth around Rs 3 crore in the black market.
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