Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 15:33
The increasing seizures of drugs, especially heroin, in recent years shows that Punjab has emerged as a major transit point for those in the illegal drugs trade.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 16:21
A person was arrested and a consignment of drugs, worth Rs 60 crore in the street market, was seized in Tarn Taran area here, police said on Sunday.
Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 00:25
Over 70,000 drug addicts have reported at government drug de-addiction centres across Punjab, following the recent crackdown on the drugs supply chain in the state, police said Sunday.
Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 20:16
Drugs worth Rs 732 crore, including 145 kg of heroin, and 2.68 lakh litres of illicit liquor have been seized in Punjab the run-up to the April 30 Lok Sabha polls, a poll official said here on Friday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 16:15
Former Punjab chief minister and Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday emphasised on the need for formulating a comprehensive national drug policy, saying a single state cannot confront the problem alone.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 16:46
Drugs seizures in Punjab have hit an all-time high this year. Punjab Police alone have seized 348 kg of heroin and over 200,000 kg of poppy husk in the first 10 months of this year.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 21:51
Two persons were arrested here for allegedly possessing 200 grams of heroin worth Rs one crore in the international market, police said.
Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 15:30
A woman was on Monday arrested with 1.5 quintals of poppy husk worth Rs 1.5 lakh, police said.
Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 12:37
An alleged drug peddler was
arrested today, police said here.
Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 15:14
Having busted an international drugs racket worth millions of dollars operating from Punjab, police said on Monday that there is a Chinese connection to the crime.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 22:28
Punjab Police on Sunday claimed that the value of drugs seized from alleged NRI narcotics dealer Anoop Singh Kahlon`s house was to the tune of Rs 484 crore.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2012, 11:41
Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Navjot Kaur Siddhu has endorsed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi`s comment that seven out of 10 youth in Punjab are drug addicts.
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