Indian-origin man sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Singapore

A 27-year-old Indian-origin man has been sentenced to death by a court here for trying to smuggle diamorphine, a pure form of heroin, into Singapore, media reports said on Tuesday.

Shah Rukh Khan roped in as Interpol 'Turn Back Crime' ambassador
Shah Rukh Khan roped in as Interpol 'Turn Back Crime' ambassador

Internationally-renowned Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been roped in as an ambassador for Interpol's ‘Turn Back Crime’ campaign to promote awareness on how everyone can play a role in preventing crime.

Saudi beheads convicted Pakistani drug trafficker

Saudi authorities beheaded a Pakistani on Thursday after sentencing him to death for drug trafficking, the interior ministry said, taking to 25 the number of executions announced this year.

Ex-Haitian president summoned for corruption questioning

Former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has been summoned to appear before an examining magistrate on Wednesday over alleged money laundering and drug trafficking, judicial documents showed.

Three sentenced for drug trafficking in Phugana

A local court has sentenced three persons for varying jail terms for trafficking drugs in Phugana village in the district in 2011.

Trans-LoC bus service resumes

The trans-LoC bus service on Monday resumed after remaining suspended for two weeks following a deadlock over the arrest of a driver from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on drug trafficking charges.

Arvind Kejriwal must sack Somnath Bharti immediately, says Delhi BJP

Taking attack to Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti over his midnight raid against women involved in sex trade and drug trafficking, BJP met Delhi Commissioner BS Bassi to prise him of inaction.

Delhi`s minister`s midnight raid condemnable, doesn`t reflect ties with Africa: India

As Ugandan woman filed police complaint against AAP cadres who misbehaved with her, Indian government said midnight raid by Delhi minister in Khirki Extension does not reflect its ties with Africa.

Court raps cops for failure to take action on `midnight raid`

Delhi court rapped Delhi Police for failure to take action on Ugandan woman`s plea for lodging FIR against unknown persons for barging into flat during raid led by Law Minister Somnath Bharti.

Vietnam hands death penalty to 30 drug smugglers: Judge

Vietnam on Monday sentenced 30 drug smugglers to death in the communist country`s largest ever narcotics case, involving scores of defendants and nearly two tons of heroin, a judge said.

BSF chief arrives in Pakistan for talks

BSF chief Subhash Joshi Tuesday arrived here on a five-day visit to hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Major Gen Tahir Javed during which issues relating to drug trafficking and arms smuggling would be raised.

Cross-border trafficking a concern for Assam: Tarun Gogoi

Cross-border trafficking was a major concern for Assam which was on the rise as the North East region shared borders with Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Friday.

Malaysia rebuffs Iran call to spare condemned drug mules

Malaysia insisted on Wednesday two Iranian women sentenced to death for drug trafficking must face "due process" despite a warning from Tehran that their executions would harm bilateral relations.

Peru judge remands British, Irish pair in custody

A Peruvian judge has ordered that two young women from Britain and Ireland be remanded in custody pending trial on drug trafficking charges.

Chinese drug trafficker jumps to death

A suspected drug trafficker in China reportedly jumped to his death after a gun battle with police in southwest Sichuan Province.

Former US cop pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A former police officer who used to head an anti-drug unit in Texas has pleaded guilty to a drug trafficking charge.

Philippines appeals as Filipina set to be executed in China

The Philippines said it had appealed to China to spare the life of a 35-year-old Filipina woman who had been sentenced to death for drug trafficking.

Indian Army asks all units to take steps against drug trafficking

Against the backdrop of the arrest of an Army Colonel in connection with a narcotics smuggling case, the Indian Army has issued an advisory to its units to take steps to curb any such illegal activity.

Egyptian lawyer sentenced in Saudi for drug trafficking

An Egyptian lawyer, whose arrest caused a diplomatic row between Riyadh and Cairo, was sentenced by a Saudi court to five years in prison.

Zardari for war against drug trafficking

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday called upon regional countries to chalk out a joint strategy to deal with narcotics, Xinhua reported.