Indian Coast Guard seizes Sri Lankan boat with 100 kg heroin, arrests six crew members

The Indian Coast Guard issued a statement in which it said it has arrested six crew members in this connection and also seized five pistols from the accused.

Nov 25, 2020, 16:07 PM IST

BSF seizes 5 packets of suspected heroin from Indo-Pak border near Ferozepur sector

The Border Security Force on Saturday said that it seized as many as five packets of contraband, suspected to be heroin, weighing around 5.125 kg near India-Pakistan border from Punjab's Ferozepur sector.

Oct 26, 2019, 14:13 PM IST

BSF kills Pakistan intruder, seizes nine packets of contraband

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel shot dead one alleged Pakistani intruder and seized nine packets of contraband in Bhairowal area near the Attari border near here early Sunday morning.

Apr 10, 2016, 09:46 AM IST

Drug peddlers using postal route to send contraband in Maharashtra

With the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) cracking down on courier companies delivering parcels without checking, drug peddlers and dealers have begun to turn to the postal service to send the contraband.

Jun 30, 2015, 11:16 AM IST

74 kg contraband seized from Tanzanian woman at Mumbai airport

In one of the biggest drugs seizure at Mumbai airport, the Customs department's Air Intelligence Unit today seized 74 kgs of a contraband, suspected to be methaqualone, from a Tanzanian national.

Jun 17, 2015, 12:38 PM IST

BSF seizes Bangladesh-bound trucks carrying contraband

The Border Security Force (BSF) detained three trucks carrying contraband to Bangladesh in the bordering area of Tripura.

Mar 16, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

Contraband worth Rs 2.5 crores seized in UP

 Three smugglers were arrested by the Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police from Basti and contraband worth Rs 2.50 crores was recovered from them.

Jan 15, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

Massachusetts town weighs nation's 1st tobacco ban

The cartons of Marlboros, cans of Skoal and packs of Swisher Sweets are hard to miss stacked near the entrance of Vincent's Country Store, but maybe not for much longer: All tobacco products could become contraband if local health officials get their way.

Nov 10, 2014, 02:43 AM IST

Underwater robot to help spot concealed contraband

Spotting concealed contraband at ports can now be a lot easier as researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), including an Indian-origin scientist, have developed an oval-shaped submersible robot that can perform ultrasound scans.

Sep 27, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

Two arrested with contraband worth Rs 10 lakh in UP

Two persons were arrested with contraband worth Rs 10 lakh in Saini area here, police said.

Aug 08, 2014, 11:12 AM IST

Contraband seized in Bihar

Police Wednesday recovered over 600Grams of contraband brown sugar valued at around Rs.70 lakh from Halim chowk area of Bihar`s Kishanganj district.

Mar 12, 2014, 23:47 PM IST

Former IPS officer held guilty of pilfering seized contraband

A court on Friday held former IPS officer Saji Mohan guilty of pilfering seized contraband.

Mar 08, 2013, 19:12 PM IST

Nigerian arrested with Rs 1 cr contraband in Chandigarh

Chandigarh Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a gang of drug peddling by arresting a Nigerian national and seized contraband having face value of Rs one crore.

Dec 12, 2012, 23:31 PM IST

Contraband valued about Rs 2 lakh seized

An alleged drug peddler was on Saturday
arrested with 350 grams of charas, worth about Rs 2 lakh
in the international market, in Anantnag district.

Jan 21, 2012, 18:13 PM IST

Infiltrator with contraband held along Indo-Bangla border

An infiltrator was arrested by the BSF along Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya and contraband with a street value of Rs 7.10 lakh was recovered from him, officials said Thursday.

Jun 10, 2010, 16:13 PM IST

Three Indo-Canadians acquitted of smuggling heroin

A court here has acquitted three Indo-Canadians on charges of smuggling heroin worth millions of dollars in cricket bats and balls from India.

Apr 06, 2010, 10:33 AM IST

5 security personnel held with over Rs 5cr contraband in UP

Five security personnel
deployed in the duty of a local opium factory have been
arrested with contraband worth over Rs five crore in the
international market, police said here on Monday.

Nov 03, 2009, 21:50 PM IST