india

Gujarat drug seizure case likely to go to NIA

DRI recently seized almost 3000 kg of heroin that was originally shipped from Afghanistan and its market value is pegged at around ₹ 21000 crore The Central government may enlist the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for undertaking a comprehensive probe into the country’s largest drug seizure by the Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at Mundra […]

india

Drug Case: ED questions Telugu actor Nandu and Mascarenhas

The drug case had thrown up the names of several Tollywood celebrities, but the excise department probe didn’t name any of them in the charge sheet due to lack of evidence. Rana  Daggubati had not appeared before the excise special investigation team in 2017. But on Wednesday, he is going to appear for the questioning in […]

india

Drug seizure: excise steps up surveillance in Kollam

MDMA seized from flat following raid The Excise Department has stepped up surveillance in the district after the seizure of premium synthetic drugs from a flat at Kilikolloor on Thursday. Three persons, including a woman, were taken into custody with methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), a synthetic drug commonly known as ecstasy or Molly, during a raid on […]

india

Questions raised over drug advert by Kerala govt. firm

RSS quick to point out that drug is from cow products; health activists see bid to mislead public A classical Ayurvedic drug, prepared according to age-old texts using cow products, and marketed by a Kerala government undertaking, has become a subject of political discussion, also incurring the wrath of activists. Panchagavya Ghrutham is manufactured using […]

india

Two arrested while smuggling 141 kg of marijuana into city

The Koramangala police have busted an inter-State drug racket and seized 141 kg of marijuana worth ₹84.6 lakh from two men. After receiving a tip-off on Tuesday, a police team rushed to 1st Block Koramangala, where they caught the two men unloading a consignment of drugs from a goods vehicle. The accused — Chaddakrishnan, 22, […]

india

Drug case: Film producer arrested

He has been charged with organising parties where drugs were used The Govindapura police, who are investigating a narcotics ring allegedly involving people from the film industry, arrested producer Shankare Gowda on Tuesday evening. He has been charged with organising parties where drugs were used, having links with drug dealers arrested in the case, abetment […]

india

SIT formed to probe drug seizures

A 15-member special investigation team led by District Police Chief (Ernakulam Rural) K. Karthik has been formed to probe the recent spate of drug seizures within the rural limits. The team has been constituted by drawing in select officers from various police stations in Ernakulam Rural. The spate of drug seizures started with the nabbing […]