Ex-boxer arrested for bid to smuggle people to Syria

A former British boxer has been arrested in London for allegedly trying to smuggle jihadis to Syria out of Britain in the back of a lorry, media reported.

New system at Delhi airport to track suspicious movements

An advanced electronic system has been made operational at the international airport here to keep tabs on suspicious passengers and check smuggling.

Kenya to extradite suspected drug kingpins to US

A Kenyan court ordered police Thursday to process the extradition of four suspected drug traffickers to the United States, amid concerns of east Africa`s growing importance as a smuggling hub.

Delhi sees spurt in liquor smuggling

 The national capital witnessed a spurt in smuggling of liquor in the past four years with the Excise Department arresting 2,660 persons and seizing 1,296 vehicles in the period.

Sixth Pakistani in three weeks beheaded in Saudi

Saudi Arabia on Thursday executed a Pakistani for heroin smuggling, bringing to six the number of convicted Pakistani drug smugglers beheaded over the past three weeks.

China to scrap death penalty for nine crimes

Under fire from rights groups for carrying out world's highest number of executions, China is all set to scrap death penalty for nine crimes, including smuggling weapons and nuclear materials while reinforcing punishments for terrorism related crimes.

Half-tonne of smuggled ivory seized in Saudi: Media

Authorities in Saudi Arabia say they have seized half a tonne of ivory being smuggled from Africa to east Asia.

West Bengal: High school boy arrested for smuggling Rs 3 crore heroin

A high school boy was arrested from Lalgola in Murshidabad district for smuggling three kg heroin worth Rs three crore in the market.

Two kg heroin recovered from passenger at Pakistan airport

A Pakistani passenger who allegedly tried to smuggle 2 kg of heroin to the UK has been detained at the international airport here.

BSF seizes gold worth Rs 2.63 crore in West Bengal

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday seized nearly 10 kg of gold valued at Rs 2.63 crore from near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, an official said.

Cut duty on gold imports, PMK tells Centre

 Pattali Makkal Katchi​ (PMK), an ally of the BJP in Tamil Nadu, on Monday appealed to the Centre to reduce the import duty on gold to help people buy jewellery during the coming festival season.

Morsi accused of smuggling top secret documents to Qatar

Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has been accused of smuggling top secret documents to Qatar through Doha-based Al-Jazeera Channel harming national security during his rule.

Polish national arrested with charas at Indo-Nepal border

A Polish national has been arrested with narcotics at a India-Nepal border crossing in Maharajganj district.

Venezuela seals border with Colombia to fight smuggling

Venezuela closed its border with Colombia Monday night to crack down on smuggling of cut-rate gasoline and other products and stanch huge losses for the Caracas government.

China executes two South Koreans for smuggling drugs from North Korea

China executed on Wednesday two South Koreans convicted of smuggling drugs from North Korea and will soon execute a third, the Yonhap news agency reported, quoting South Korea`s foreign ministry.

Better steps required to curb smuggling: Rajnath Singh

Government on Tuesday said current measures are not enough and better steps are required at international borders to prevent smuggling of narcotics.

Spanish police arrest Colombian drug gang boss

Spanish police have arrested a Colombian drug boss dubbed "The Mouse", the alleged leader of a major cocaine smuggling gang accused of 400 killings, officials said on Saturday.

Congress MLAs stage walkout seeking white paper on drug issue

Congress MLAs on Friday staged a walkout in the Punjab Assembly in protest against the state government`s failure to come up with a white paper on cases lodged against drug peddlers and the number of police officers involved in smuggling.

Andhra Pradesh to open checkposts on Telangana border

Andhra Pradesh government has decided to open eight border checkposts between the state and Telangana and deploy vigilance squads to check "diversion" of trade and pilferage of taxes.

Egypt says 20 Grad rockets smuggled from Gaza seized

Egypt`s security forces seized 20 Grad rockets being smuggled in from the Gaza Strip through a tunnel by militants in northern Sinai, security officials said today.