Heroin

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

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

Narcotics worth Rs 100 cr seized, 4 arrested

A big haul of narcotics, including 21 kg heroin, worth around Rs 100 crore in street market has been seized and four persons were arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police.

May 25, 2014, 20:12 PM IST

Heroin seizure: Probe agencies question eight Gujarati sailors

Eight sailors from Jodiya were questioned jointly by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Intelligence Bureau and the Gujarat police for their alleged involvement in connection with the seizure of Rs 1,600 crore worth heroin.

May 04, 2014, 23:49 PM IST

Peaches Geldof`s death: Police launch inquiry into drug supply

British police have launched a criminal inquiry into the death of Peaches Geldof after it emerged that heroin was likely to have played a part in the death of the 25-year-old model and columnist.

May 02, 2014, 19:36 PM IST

BSF kills Pakistani smuggler, recovers eight kg heroin

BSF troopers killed a Pakistani smuggler and recovered eight kg of heroin following a shootout in Punjab`s Amritsar sector, a BSF officer said Wednesday.

Apr 16, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

Acupuncture normalizes brain structure following heroin relapse

Researchers have found that the structure of the ventral tegmental area in heroin relapse patients gradually normalizes after acupuncture treatment.

Apr 11, 2014, 15:57 PM IST

Heroin worth Rs 50 crore recovered from border village of Rajatal

BSF on Monday recovered ten kg heroin with a street value of Rs 50 crore from the border village of Rajatal.

Feb 24, 2014, 11:12 AM IST

BSF recovers heroin valued Rs.100 crore in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Tuesday morning recovered 20 kg of heroin, valued at Rs 100 crore in the international market, BSF officials said here.

Feb 04, 2014, 19:39 PM IST

20 kg heroin seized along Pak border

BSF personnel seized 20 kg of heroin valued Rs 100 crore in the international market after an encounter with smugglers on the Indo-Pak border in Punjab`s Amritsar district, officials said.

Feb 04, 2014, 15:31 PM IST