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

36 kg heroin seized in Delhi

Six people, including two Afghan nationals, have been arrested for procuring 36 kg of heroin valued at Rs 125 crore in the international market, police said.

Jul 30, 2014, 13:01 PM IST

Heroin worth Rs 2 crore seized in Patna, 5 arrested

Five people were arrested yesterday for allegedly trading heroin to college students of Patna. Police has claimed to have seized heroin worth Rs 2 crores along with some weapons.

Jul 29, 2014, 12:14 PM IST

Punjab rides `high` on pharmaceutical intoxicants

The increasing seizures of drugs, especially heroin, in recent years shows that Punjab has emerged as a major transit point for those in the illegal drugs trade.

Jul 08, 2014, 15:33 PM IST

Heroin worth Rs 25 crore seized in Amritsar

Five kg of heroin with a street value of Rs 25 crore was seized in Amritsar district by the Special Narcotic Cell of Punjab police here on Tuesday.

Jul 08, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

Another international drugs racket busted in Punjab

Punjab Police Sunday claimed to have busted another international drugs smuggling racket, and said five smugglers and a hawala agent have been arrested and over 27 kg of heroin seized after a 10-day operation.

Jun 30, 2014, 00:49 AM IST

US governor signs legislation to combat heroin epidemic

New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a legislation to combat the growing heroin epidemic across the state, a media report said Tuesday.

Jun 24, 2014, 13:04 PM IST

Two drug peddlers arrested with 11 grams heroin in Punjab

Two drug peddlers were arrested by police from two separate places here and 11 grams of heroin was recovered from their possession.

Jun 22, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

Four policemen suspended for smuggling drugs with jail inmate

Four policemen, including two head Constables, have been suspended for allegedly conniving with a jail inmate to smuggle drugs into the local prison, police said on Sunday.

Jun 22, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

Deaths by prescription painkillers on the rise in US, Canada

More people in the US and Canada are dying from common prescription painkillers than from overdoses of heroin and cocaine combined, a study reveals.

Jun 18, 2014, 13:30 PM IST

Heroin found woven into Pak-made rugs at Manchester Airport

Fifty kilogrammes of heroin with a street value of about five million pounds was found woven into handmade rugs from Pakistan which had arrived at Manchester Airport, police said today.

Jun 10, 2014, 21:08 PM IST

Cambodia jails three foreigners for smuggling heroin

A Cambodian court sentenced three foreigners from Australia, France and Nigeria to between 23 and 27 years in prison today for attempted heroin smuggling.

May 28, 2014, 13:43 PM IST