Heroin

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

German police find record heroin haul in truckload of gherkins and garlic

Police have found Germany`s biggest-ever stash of heroin, with an estimated street value of 50 million euros ($60 million), hidden in a truckload of pickled cucumbers and garlic.

Oct 09, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Two held with heroin in West Bengal

Two people, including a student, were arrested Thursday and heroin valued at Rs 3 crore in the international market seized from them in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, police said.

Oct 09, 2014, 13:41 PM IST

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.

Oct 05, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

Drug kingpin, aide arrested: Heroin worth Rs 1 crore seized

A drug kingpin with links in Sri Lanka and Kuwait was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau officials at the international airport here on Saturday, while heroin worth Rs one crore was seized from his aide in Chennai.

Oct 04, 2014, 19:33 PM IST

Heroin worth Rs 10 crore smuggled from Pak seized

Two kilograms of heroin with a street value of Rs 10 crore, which was smuggled from Pakistan, were seized by the Border Security Force on the border here on Monday, a senior BSF officer said.

Sep 15, 2014, 19:53 PM IST

Pakistani man arrested in Thailand for smuggling heroin

A Pakistani man has been arrested for attempting to smuggle heroin into Thailand by swallowing 20 packets of the drug worth about 1.2 million baht to avoid detection.

Sep 08, 2014, 11:23 AM IST

Pakistani beheaded in Saudi for drug trafficking

A Pakistani national was on Thursday beheaded in Saudi Arabia for smuggling large quantity of heroin into the country, the second execution of a citizen from the South Asian nation in three weeks.

Sep 04, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

Mizoram Excise Dept seizes heroin, Myanmarese nabbed

The Mizoram Excise Department has seized 44 grams of heroin here and arrested a Myanmarese national in this connection, an official said Thursday.

Aug 21, 2014, 12:38 PM IST

Punjab Police arrest three smugglers

Punjab Police arrested three smugglers in Tarn Taran district and recovered two kg heroin from their possession, police said on Thursday.

Aug 21, 2014, 11:36 AM IST