Heroin

Heroin worth Rs 20 crore seized from Indo-Pak border

Heroin worth Rs 20 crore in the international market was today seized from the India-Pakistan border at Ferozpur sector by the Border Security Force here.

Mar 03, 2015, 01:52 AM IST

Heroin worth Rs 1 crore seized in Uttarakhand; accused arrested

A man was arrested here on charges of illegal drug trafficking after a parcel of 10 grams of heroin worth nearly Rs one crore in the international market was seized from his possession.

Mar 02, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Woman gets 7 yrs in jail for possessing heroin

A woman, held guilty of possessing 500 grams heroin, has been sentenced to seven years in jail by a Delhi court which noted that the prosecution succeeded in proving the charges against her despite absence of any public witnesses.

Feb 22, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Sri Lanka probes political links to drug kingpin

 Sri Lanka`s police said on Tuesday they were investigating whether a man who confessed to smuggling over 1,000 kilos of heroin to the island over three years had political protection.

Jan 27, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Delhi: Man found with 500 grams heroin gets 10 yrs jail, to pay Rs 1L fine

 A man has been sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment for possessing 500 grams of heroin by a Delhi court which said non-joining of public witnesses does not become a ground for acquittal.

Jan 21, 2015, 12:23 PM IST

Third Pakistani beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year

Saudi Arabia on Monday beheaded a convicted Pakistani heroin smuggler, the third person from his country executed for the crime this year.

Jan 19, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

361 kg of drugs seized along IB in 2014: BSF

Drugs worth Rs 1,805 crore were seized by security forces along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab in 2014, officials said.

Jan 11, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

BSF seizes heroin worth Rs.15 crore near Amritsar

The Border Security Force (BSF) Sunday seized three kg of heroin, valued at Rs.15 crore in the international market, from the Amritsar sector of the India-Pakistan border, an official said.

Dec 29, 2014, 00:04 AM IST

Two arrested, heroin worth Rs 3 cr seized in UP

Three kg heroin, worth Rs three crore in the international market, was seized and two narcotics smugglers were arrested, police said on Saturday.

Dec 27, 2014, 15:11 PM IST

Saudi beheads Pakistani heroin trafficker

 Saudi Arabia on Wednesday beheaded a Pakistani for heroin smuggling, the interior ministry said, in the conservative kingdom`s latest execution of a foreigner.

Dec 17, 2014, 21:09 PM IST

One drug peddler killed, 2 arrested in Punjab

 A Pakistani drug peddler was killed and two Indian peddlers were arrested and 17 kg of heroin was seized from them during a brief encounter with BSF at Kamalpur Jatta Border Out Post (BOP) in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Dec 16, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

Nigerian national gets three years jail in drug case

A Nigerian national, convicted for possessing 60 gram heroin, has been sentenced to three years in jail, a period he has already spent behind bars, by a Delhi court which took a lenient view towards him.

Nov 23, 2014, 14:57 PM IST

Probe finds porous security at NYC's main jail

New York City jail officials plan tighter screening of guards and other employees after a city investigation found that vodka, heroin, marijuana and razor blades could be smuggled into Rikers Island in exchange for hundreds of dollars in "courier" fees from inmates.

Nov 07, 2014, 00:52 AM IST

Saudi beheads Pakistani drug smuggler

Saudi Arabia beheaded a Pakistani today for trafficking heroin hidden in his stomach into the kingdom, the interior ministry said, the latest in dozens of executions this year.

Nov 05, 2014, 21:13 PM IST

BSF's heroin seizures along Pakistan border at all-time high

Heroin seizures by border troops in Punjab have hit an all-time high. The BSF has recorded its highest seizure of drugs in recent years along the India-Pakistan international border. In just over 10 months, the BSF has seized over 328.6 kg of heroin valued at Rs.1,650 crore (about $270 million) in the international market.

Nov 05, 2014, 16:49 PM IST

BSF recovers 22 kg of heroin in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers recovered 22 kg of heroin valued at Rs 110 crore in the international market in Punjab's Freozepur district along the India-Pakistan border, an officer said on Monday.

Nov 03, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

BSF guns down smuggler, recovers 22 kg heroin

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Sunday shot dead one smuggler and recovered 22 kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, officials said here.

Nov 02, 2014, 14:56 PM IST

BSF recovers 7 kg Heroin from Indo-Pak border

 Border Security Force today seized seven kg heroin valued at Rs 35 crore from International Border near Momanpur in Dera Baba Nanak sector here.

Oct 26, 2014, 17:55 PM IST

International drug racket busted; 2 Sri Lankans among 3 held

With the arrest of three men in Chennai including two Sri Lankan nationals and recovery of heroin worth Rs 50 crore, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police has claimed to have busted an international drug cartel.

Oct 20, 2014, 00:21 AM IST

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.

Oct 10, 2014, 14:17 PM IST