Manny Pacquiao to visit death row Filipina in Indonesia
Manny Pacquiao to visit death row Filipina in Indonesia

Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao said he will visit a Filipina on death row in Indonesia on Friday and also plans to raise her case with President Joko Widodo.

British Police ends Peaches Geldof heroin inquiry
British Police ends Peaches Geldof heroin inquiry

The drug dealer who supplied Peaches Geldof, the daughter of legendary musician Bob Geldof, with the heroin that killed her last year may never be known after the British Police ended its investigation into her death, saying they had "exhausted all lines of inquiry".

Thai forces shoot dead seven drug suspects

Thai forces have shot dead seven suspected drug smugglers and seized six bags of heroin after a firefight near the Myanmar border, an official said, in the latest clash over narcotics in the remote region.

Zambian national arrested with narcotics in Punjab

A Zambian national, studying in a private university in Maheru village here, was arrested for allegedly possessing narcotics, police said on Saturday.

36 grams heroin seized from woman in Manipur

 A woman was arrested for possessing 36 grams of heroin from Khudengthabi check post by Assam Rifles personnel during firsking and checking in Chandel district of Manipur, a defence release said on Monday.

Singapore says men shot, caught near summit were alleged drug dealers

Two Singaporeans arrested after a deadly encounter with police outside a hotel where Pentagon chief Ashton Carter was staying were alleged heroin traffickers, officials said Monday. 

Nigeria court orders release of politician wanted in US on heroin charge

A Nigerian court on Tuesday ordered narcotics agents to release a prominent politician wanted in the United States on trafficking charges, in an apparent reprieve for the accused heroin kingpin. 

Heroin worth over Rs 12 cr recovered in J&K

 Police have recovered 2.5 kg heroin worth Rs 12.5 crore in the international market and Rs 4.49 lakh cash in Khour border belt of the district.

Nigerian among seven arrested in Punjab with heroin

 Seven people, including a New Delhi-based Nigerian, were arrested while smuggling five kg of heroin, cash and foreign currency, police in Punjab`s Jalandhar said on Saturday.

Men caught from Pak boat carrying heroin weren't smugglers: Mumbai Police

The eight men, who were apprehended by Indian Coast Guard and Navy from a Pakistani boat off Gujarat coast last month along with herion, were not smugglers themselves, Mumbai police said on Tuesday.

Large haul of heroin from Nigerian in Delhi

In one of the biggest seizures of heroin in recent times, eight kg of the drug worth Rs 40 crore in the international market has been recovered from a Nigerian who has been arrested.

Drug seizure: Cops register case against eight Pak nationals

Nearly a week after a boat carrying 232 kilogram of narcotics were seized and eight Pakistani crew were apprehended by Coast Guard off Gujarat coast, Mumbai police on Sunday registered a case against the crew.

Heroin worth Rs 6.25 crore seized, five arrested

 Five persons were arrested and 1.25 kg of heroin worth Rs 6.25 crore in the international market was recovered from their possession here on Thursday, police said.

Alleged dealer of deadly heroin surrenders in Amsterdam

A man suspected of selling heroin disguised as cocaine that killed three British tourists in Amsterdam has turned himself in, police said on Tuesday.

Pakistani smuggler shot dead near border in Amritsar; heroin worth Rs 120 cr seized

A Pakistani smuggler, carrying 24 kg heroin, was on Saturday shot dead by the BSF near Indo-Pak border village of Ajnala in Amritsar.

BSF recovers 10 kg heroin in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers recovered 10 kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in the Amritsar sector, a BSF spokesman said on Tuesday.

Heroin worth Rs 20 crore seized from Indo-Pak border

Heroin worth Rs 20 crore in the international market was today seized from the India-Pakistan border at Ferozpur sector by the Border Security Force here.

Heroin worth Rs 1 crore seized in Uttarakhand; accused arrested

A man was arrested here on charges of illegal drug trafficking after a parcel of 10 grams of heroin worth nearly Rs one crore in the international market was seized from his possession.

Woman gets 7 yrs in jail for possessing heroin

A woman, held guilty of possessing 500 grams heroin, has been sentenced to seven years in jail by a Delhi court which noted that the prosecution succeeded in proving the charges against her despite absence of any public witnesses.

Sri Lanka probes political links to drug kingpin

 Sri Lanka`s police said on Tuesday they were investigating whether a man who confessed to smuggling over 1,000 kilos of heroin to the island over three years had political protection.