Drug trafficking

US, Philippines to deepen collaboration in counter-terrorism

US, Philippines to deepen collaboration in counter-terrorism

The US and Philippines are set to intensify their collaboration in areas including counter-terrorism, countering transnational drug trafficking and maritime security, according to a statement.

Dec 02, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Modi govt renews war on drug trafficking with new policy

Modi govt renews war on drug trafficking with new policy

With a new national policy, driven by the PMO, set to be put in place soon, the Centre renews its war on drug trafficking.

Oct 15, 2017, 08:25 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba, signs 8 pacts including deals on countering drug trafficking

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba, signs 8 pacts including deals on countering drug trafficking

India and Nepal on Thursday signed eight pacts, including deals on countering drug trafficking. Prime Ministers of the both the nations – Narendra Modi and Sher Bahadur Deuba held delegation-level talks at the Hyderabad House in the national capital. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj was also present in the meet.

Aug 24, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
US Treasury links former Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez to drug cartel

US Treasury links former Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez to drug cartel

The Treasury yesterday said Marquez has a "longstanding relationship" with Flores, has acted as a "front person" for him and held assets on his drug cartel's behalf.

Aug 10, 2017, 08:28 AM IST

Four shot dead, 11 hurt in drug-related Paraguay disco shooting

Two men and two women were shot dead early on Monday as they sat in front of a discotheque in the Paraguayan border town of Pedro Juan Caballero, an attack that police said appeared to be related to drug trafficking.

Jul 24, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

Over 1,370 gang members arrested in massive US police operation

Of the 1,378 arrests, 933 were US citizens, while 445 were foreigners from 21 countries in South America, Central America, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean.
 

May 12, 2017, 10:31 AM IST

US puts Venezuelan Vice President under 'kingpin' sanctions list

Tareck El Aissami​ was appointed Executive Vice President of Venezuela in January 2017.

Feb 14, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

Delhi: Nigerian among three arrested for drug trafficking, contraband worth Rs 2 cr seized

Three persons, including a Nigerian, were arrested in two separate cases and contraband worth Rs 2 crore seized from them following which Delhi Police claimed to have busted two interstate drug trafficking modules.

Feb 11, 2017, 20:07 PM IST
Supreme Court issues notice to Centre over rising concern on drug trafficking

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre over rising concern on drug trafficking

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre over the rising concern of drug trafficking and peddling across the country.

Jan 23, 2017, 14:13 PM IST

Maduro calls nephews` US conviction `imperialist attack`

The pair -- Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, 30, and Francisco Flores de Freitas, 31 -- were convicted of plotting to smuggle 800 kilos (1,760 pounds) of cocaine into the United States.

Nov 26, 2016, 03:35 AM IST

Philippine mayor, nine bodyguards killed in police shoot-out

A Philippine mayor accused of drug trafficking was killed along with nine bodyguards in a shoot-out with police Friday, authorities said, hours after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to intensify his crackdown on crime.

Oct 28, 2016, 11:35 AM IST
Disrupt finances of drug-terror nexus: India

Disrupt finances of drug-terror nexus: India

India has asked the global community to toughen its collective fight against the growing nexus of organised drug trafficking and terrorist networks by disrupting their financial flows, as these evils threaten peace, security and stability across regions.

 

Apr 20, 2016, 13:44 PM IST
12 men rape British teen girl for over 13 months; slapped with 140 years in jail

12 men rape British teen girl for over 13 months; slapped with 140 years in jail

Chowdhury subjected the British teen girl to regular beatings and made her have sex with other men in a year-long ordeal.

Feb 08, 2016, 22:20 PM IST
Are you a Mumbaikar? These quotes by Mumbai Police will motivate you to keep the city safe

Are you a Mumbaikar? These quotes by Mumbai Police will motivate you to keep the city safe

In order to keep the industrial capital of India safe, the Mumbai Police started various campaigns to motivate people to stay away from criminal activities. 

Jan 27, 2016, 14:15 PM IST
Enjoyed street side parantha? Found it addictive? You might have consumed drug-laced parantha!

Enjoyed street side parantha? Found it addictive? You might have consumed drug-laced parantha!

Many of us must have consumed paranthas at street side shops. You must have liked it and maybe found it tasty. But, if you find it addictive, there is a strong possibility that you might have consumed drug-laced parantha - 'ganja parantha' or 'opium parantha'. 

Jan 14, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Police arrest Suriname president's foster son in robbery

 A foster son of President Desi Bouterse has been arrested for his alleged participation in a botched armed robbery that resulted in two people being killed and five wounded, Suriname police said.

Nov 15, 2015, 08:51 AM IST

China deploys radars, drones on borders to curb infiltration?

Many border areas have deployed an integrated frontier monitoring system consisting of advanced radars and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Nov 06, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Drug abuse threat to national security: Rajnath Singh

Drug abuse was a serious threat not only to public health but also to national security, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Wednesday.

Sep 09, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Saudi executes Pakistani for drug trafficking

Saudi authorities executed a Pakistani man on Sunday for attempting to smuggle drugs into the ultra-conservative kingdom, the interior ministry said.

Aug 30, 2015, 20:33 PM IST

Afghan army general accused of drug trafficking

 Afghan police have detained an army general accused of smuggling nearly 20 kg (44 lb) of heroin, police and defence officials said on Wednesday. 

Jul 01, 2015, 16:01 PM IST