Nigerian held for smuggling drug courier to UK

Anti-narcotics sleuths have arrested a Nigerian man for allegedly smuggling a drug-filled courier, concealed inside a painting, from here to United Kingdom.

Amount of drugs seized in Gujarat doubles in 2013-14

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) seized more than 100 kg of drugs in Gujarat in 2013-14, almost double the quantity it had seized in the previous year.

NCB to get more teeth to check illegal drugs funds

Anti-narcotics sleuths are set to get more teeth as they will soon get access to suspicious transaction reports, cash transaction reports and other reports which have a possible link with drug money or terror funding.

Punjab drug haul kingpin in NCB crosshairs

The alleged kingpin of Punjab drugs haul case, dismissed DSP Jagdish Singh Bhola, is in more trouble.

IPS officer gets 13 years jail for pilfering drugs

A court here Monday sentenced a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer to 13 years in jail in a case of pilfering seized contraband.

Heroin worth Rs 2.5 crore recovered in MP

The Narcotics Control Bureau on Sunday recovered one kilogram of heroin worth Rs 2.5 crore after
busting a gang of drug-peddlers near Indore.

NCB to check misuse of drugs during polls

The Narcotics Control
Bureau is launching a special drive to check use of drugs during the upcoming assembly polls
especially in Punjab and Goa.

EC asks NCB to check drugs smuggling during polls

The Election Commission today
asked the narcotics department to increase surveillance in Punjab and Goa
to check drug smuggling during polls.

Eight foreigners held with drugs in Mumbai

The Narcotics Control Bureau has arrested eight persons, including, six Iranians, a Dutch and an Indian national, after it raided two factories here and
seized chemical drugs worth over Rs 25 crore.

Hawala kingpin gets bail as NCB fails to file chargesheet

A man allegedly involved in an
international drug trafficking syndicate on Saturday secured bail
from a Delhi court as the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)
failed to file a chargesheet within the stipulated 180 days.

NCB uses satellite imagery to detect illegal poppy cultivation

Satellite imagery has been used to
identify illicit poppy cultivation in West Bengal, Narcotics
Control Bureau (NCB) officials said here on Friday.