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Narcotics Control Bureau

Venezuelan national held at Delhi airport; cocaine seized

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday arrested a Venezuelan national and seized cocaine here at Indira Gandhi International airport, according to a press release by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NBC).

May 27, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

NCB makes nation's biggest haul of pseudoephedrine drug in Greater Noida

The drugs seized also include 2 kg of heroin. The worth of the drugs is nearly Rs 400 crore. 

May 11, 2019, 21:53 PM IST

Police arrest DU, JNU, Amity students on charges of drug trafficking

Nearly 1.140 kg of Cannabis and three LSD blot papers have been seized from the four students.

Dec 30, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Kolkata drug racket: Two held, drugs seized

Narcotics Control Bureau's Kolkata unit on Tuesday arrested two persons after recovering drugs from them.

Dec 12, 2017, 23:37 PM IST

Rajnath Singh leaves for Russia; to sign two key pacts

India and Russia will sign two key pacts for?cooperation in tackling all forms of terrorism and jointly fighting smuggling of narcotics during the three- day visit of Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Moscow, officials said.

Nov 26, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Africans held with cocaine worth Rs 40 crore in Delhi

"The 4-kg drugs consignment is suspected to be cocaine and is worth Rs 40 crore in the international market," a senior officer said.

Aug 17, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

780 kg ganja seized, two held Bihar's Vaishali district

The two drivers of the truck have been arrested and the vehicle impounded for probe.

Jul 26, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Narcotics dept seizes 314 kg of ganja in Kolkata, two persons arrested

"A total of 314 kg of ganja, worth approximately Rs 35 lakh, was seized from a pick-up truck from South Kolkata's Taratala Road on Tuesday morning," the NCB official said.


Jul 18, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

Two drug peddlers arrested in Guwahati

Acting on a tip-off, the duo were nabbed yesterday from ISBT area and 200 gram heroin, with market value of Rs 20 lakh, was seized, NCB Superintendent Dilip Robi Das said.


Jul 06, 2017, 12:28 PM IST

NCB arrests Nigerian with drugs worth over Rs 3.5 crore

In an operation carried out on Delhi-Goa Rajdhani Express after it halted at Vadodara railway station today, the NCB sleuths arrested Peter Chinedu Okafor with 843 gram amphetamine, 255 gram cocaine, and 65 gram ecstasy tablets from his possession, NCB Zonal Director Hariom Gandhi said.

Jun 10, 2017, 17:58 PM IST

Brazilian woman, Afghan man with 155 drug capsules in stomach held in Delhi

Anti-narcotics sleuths have detained a Brazilian woman and an Afghani national for allegedly "swallowing" contraband capsules and acting as couriers for some high-quality party drugs during the new year in the national capital.

Jan 06, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Precursor chemicals a concern in anti-narcotics drive: NCB

Psychoactive substances and precursor chemicals remain a source of "concern" for anti-narcotics enforcement agencies and other stakeholders in the country and across the globe, a top official today said.

Mar 09, 2016, 17:36 PM IST

Narcotics Control Bureau gets regular Chief after an year

Senior IPS officer RR Bhatnagar has been appointed as the new Director General of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), almost after an year the post got vacant and no regular chief was posted by the government for the central agency.

Feb 02, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

Court asks NCB to probe mismatch in weights of seized drugs

A Delhi court has expressed concern over incidents of Intelligence Officers of NCB keeping the contraband substance with themselves and directed the Director General to hold an appropriate inquiry over the mismatch in the weightage of drugs seized and produced before it.

Jul 21, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Drug peddlers using postal route to send contraband in Maharashtra

With the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) cracking down on courier companies delivering parcels without checking, drug peddlers and dealers have begun to turn to the postal service to send the contraband.

Jun 30, 2015, 11:16 AM IST

Nigerian held for smuggling drug courier to UK

Anti-narcotics sleuths have arrested a Nigerian man for allegedly smuggling a drug-filled courier, concealed inside a painting, from here to United Kingdom.

Feb 28, 2015, 17:23 PM IST

Nigerian uses India Post for smuggling; nabbed with contraband

A Nigerian national was on Wednesday arrested here for allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs, concealed in three cartons, to South Africa and Guinea through the government postal system, police said.

Dec 03, 2014, 16:12 PM IST

China blames rise in violence on drug smuggling from Southeast Asia

An increase in the smuggling of synthetic drugs like methamphetamine from Southeast Asia has fuelled a rise in violent crime in China this year, a state-run newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Nov 19, 2014, 10:58 AM 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 1 cr seized in Chennai

Heroin worth about Rs one crore in the international market has been seized from a Kuwait-bound passenger at the international airport here, airport authorities said.

Sep 16, 2014, 14:42 PM IST