drug cartel

19 people killed in gunfight in Mexico

A bloody gunfight between suspected drug cartel members and security forces near the Texas border in northeastern Mexico left 19 people dead, the state government of Coahuila said on Sunday.

Dec 02, 2019, 07:06 AM IST

NCB busts international drug cartel, six arrested for smuggling heroin worth Rs 30 crore

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has busted an international drug syndicate and arrested six Afghan-Nigerian nationals who were trying to smuggle heroin worth Rs 30 crore at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Sep 14, 2019, 07:46 AM IST

Delhi Police seizes 150-kg heroin; Afghan-Pakistan narcotics cartel exposed

With this major drug haul, the Modus Operandi (MO) of another trans-national narcotic cartel has been exposed.

Jul 20, 2019, 11:28 AM IST

Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company, like Mexican drug cartel, diversifies into powerful crime-terror organisation

"D-company, like Mexican drug organisations, traffic weapons, counterfeit DVDs and provide financial services through their extensive system of hawala operators."

Mar 24, 2018, 14:52 PM IST

Abu Azmi's nephew among four held for running international drug cartel

The Delhi Special Cell on Wednesday arrested four persons including  Abu Azmi's nephew for running an international drug cartel. 

Jun 07, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Mexican police shoot dead two drug cartel leaders

Mexican security forces shot dead two suspected drug cartel leaders in different clashes in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas.

Apr 23, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

Mexican drug cartel handed out Christmas gifts: Report

The CDN is a splinter group from the ultra-violent Zetas drug cartel, which is behind some of the worst atrocities in Mexico`s drug war.

Dec 31, 2016, 11:55 AM IST

Drug cartel planning to kill me: Honduras president

The Honduran authorities are investigating an alleged drug cartel plan to assassinate President Juan Orlando Hernandez and the US ambassador to the country, the leader said on Thursday.

Oct 14, 2016, 15:43 PM IST

Gunfight in western Mexico kills at least 44: Officials

At least 44 people were killed on Friday in a gunfight in western Mexico between government forces and suspected drug gang henchmen, officials said, one of the bloodiest days of violence to shake the country under President Enrique Pena Nieto.

May 23, 2015, 02:16 AM IST

Violence haunts Mexico`s election campaign

 One murdered candidate, others threatened, bodyguards assigned to gubernatorial wannabes and calls for a boycott: The June election campaign in Mexico`s Wild West is off to a rough start.

May 07, 2015, 07:07 AM IST

A blast and gunfire: Mexico`s chopper battle

 A blast and gunfire rattled the hamlet in western Mexico where a drug cartel brought down a military helicopter in an intense battle that left three troops dead and three more missing.

May 04, 2015, 05:23 AM IST

More flames in cartel-hit Mexican state

 Mexican authorities investigated Saturday whether a drug cartel was behind new car fires in Jalisco state, a day after the gang lit up the region in attacks that left three soldiers missing.

May 03, 2015, 05:36 AM IST

Mexican vigilante cleared over deadly drug cartel clash

 The founder of a Mexican self defense group was freed from custody on Monday after a judge cleared him and his followers of wrongdoing in a deadly December clash with a drug cartel.

Mar 10, 2015, 17:07 PM IST

Mexico captures Knights Templar cartel leader: Police

Mexican federal police captured Knights Templar drug cartel leader Servando Gomez on Friday, taking down one of the country`s most wanted fugitives, a federal official told AFP.

Feb 27, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

Six killed in Mexican police raid

Mexican police shot and killed six people on Thursday during a raid in a state wracked by drug cartel violence, an official said.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:45 PM IST

Colombian football club laundered money for cartel: US

The owner of top-flight Colombian football team Envigado used the club and his influence to support narcotics trafficking and money laundering by a dangerous drug cartel, the US Treasury Department said Wednesday.

Nov 20, 2014, 11:42 AM IST

Suspected Mexican drug cartel leader extradited to US

An alleged leader of Mexico`s Sinaloa cartel arrived in San Diego after being extradited to the United States from the Netherlands.

Jul 11, 2014, 11:58 AM IST

Brazil police say major drug cartel dismantled

Brazilian police has said they had dismantled a massive drug cartel with operations in 30 countries and sales of at least USD 2.3 million a week.

May 24, 2014, 05:58 AM IST

Mexican vigilantes kill 5, demobilisation begins

Five suspected drug cartel supporters are dead after vigilantes fighting the Knights Templar cartel in western Mexico engaged in a shootout with them on the outskirts of one of the cartel`s last strongholds.

Apr 29, 2014, 02:18 AM IST

Mexico arrests mayor for drug cartel extortion

Prosecutors in western Mexico arrested the mayor of a city that once served as a stronghold of the Knights Templar drug cartel on charges that he helped the gang extort money from city council members.

Apr 16, 2014, 23:50 PM IST