Drugs Case: News

26 May 2024


Nicki Minaj's concert canceled following arrest for possessing 'soft drugs'

In a shocking turn of events, Nicki Minaj's anticipated performance at Co-op Live in Manchester on Saturday was unexpectedly postponed due to her arrest at a Netherlands airport.

22 May 2024

Matthew Perry

LAPD launches drug probe into 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' star Matthew Perry's death

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) launched a joint criminal investigation into the death of actor Matthew Perry on Tuesday (local time).

15 May 2024

South Korea

Yoo Ah-in drug trial: Actor was depressed, suicidal, testifies psychiatrist 

South Korean actor Yoo Ah-in, known for his performances in productions such as Burning, Six Flying Dragons, and Hellbound, is currently under investigation over allegations of illegal narcotics use.

27 Mar 2024

South Korea

Late 'Parasite' actor Lee Sun-kyun's father dies amid legal battle

The father of the late South Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun has passed away, leaving family and friends in deep sorrow. No cause of death was provided.

09 Mar 2024

South Indian Cinema

Jaffer Sadiq, former DMK functionary-film producer, arrested by NCB 

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has taken Jaffer Sadiq, a former Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) member and Tamil film producer, into custody for his alleged role in an international drug trafficking ring.

12 Jan 2024

South Korea

Bong Joon-ho leads call for probe into Lee Sun-kyun's death

Several South Korean artists, including Parasite director Bong Joon-ho, on Friday, raised a clarion call urging the country's authorities to investigate the events leading up to actor Lee Sun-kyun's (48) death.

25 Dec 2023

Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry's ex on extreme measures to prevent drug usage

Matthew Perry (54) left his fans, friends, and family weeping after his sudden death on October 28.

19 Dec 2023


Big Bang's G-Dragon cleared of drug charges; case closed

K-pop star G-Dragon has been cleared of all charges in his recent drug case, as reported by Naver News.

06 Nov 2023


BIGBANG's G-Dragon voluntarily appears for interrogation, denies drug crime allegations

G-Dragon, a member of the K-pop group BIGBANG, voluntarily presented himself at a South Korean police station on Monday, reportedly.

26 Oct 2023


Is BTS involved in South Korean entertainment industry's drug scandal

Recently, Parasite actor Lee Sun-kyun was booked for the reported usage of marijuana and psychoactive drugs, per Incheon Metropolitan Police Agency.

20 Oct 2023

South Korea

'Parasite' actor Lee Sun-kyun accused in drug abuse case

South Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun, best known for the Academy Award-winning film Parasite, is looking at legal trouble involving a drug abuse case.

11 Sep 2023


'Give him a chance': iKON's Bobby reflects on B.I's departure

iKON, a globally renowned K-pop group, enjoys immense popularity globally.

11 Sep 2023

Malayalam Movies

'I started synthetic drugs': Malayalam actor Dhyan Sreenivasan's candid confessions

Mollywood actor Dhyan Sreenivasan, who will soon be seen in the upcoming movie Nadhikalil Sundari Yamuna, has consistently been candid in his promotional interviews.

03 Aug 2023

Bollywood Life

Chrisann Pereira returns home; recalls 'scary' custody moments in UAE

Bollywood actor Chrisann Pereira returned to Mumbai on Thursday after getting a clean chit in a fake drug case in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The actor was in custody for nearly four months.

26 Jul 2023


72-year-old man sentenced in connection to Michael K Williams's death

Michael K Williams's untimely death in 2021 shook Hollywood. Now, after two years, a 72-year-old man named Carlos Macci has been sentenced to 2.5 years of imprisonment on drug trafficking charges.

20 Jul 2023

Aryan Khan

Munmun Dhamecha summoned by CBI in probe against Sameer Wankhede

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the alleged bribery case against former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officer Sameer Wankhede, has summoned Munmun Dhamecha, one of the accused in the cruise ship drugs case, involving Aryan Khan.

19 Jul 2023

Gigi Hadid

All about Gigi Hadid's arrest and release over marijuana possession

Supermodel Gigi Hadid was arrested last week in the Cayman Islands, said reports on Tuesday.

All about Sameer Wankhede's bribery case; how SRK is involved

Former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officer Sameer Wankhede has been under the scanner over an alleged bribery case involving Shah Rukh Khan. Wankhede is facing allegations of demanding an Rs. 25 crore bribe from the Bollywood superstar for not implicating the latter's son, Aryan Khan, in the Mumbai cruise ship drug case.

14 Jun 2023


'Kabali' producer KP Chowdary arrested over possession of drugs

Telugu film producer KP Chowdary, who bankrolled the Rajinikanth starrer 2016 movie Kabali, has reportedly been arrested in a drug case. As per media reports, the Hyderabad Police nabbed the producer over charges of possession of drugs.

07 Jun 2023

Bharti Singh

NCB's plea to cancel Bharti Singh, Haarsh Limbachiyaa's bail rejected

In a big relief to comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa, a special court rejected Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)'s plea to cancel the couple's bail in a drug case.

05 Jun 2023


Who is Justin Combs? Rapper Diddy's son arrested for DUI

Justin Combs, the eldest son of award-winning American rapper Diddy, was arrested for DUI (Driving under the influence) near Beverly Hills in Los Angeles on Sunday.

25 May 2023

South Korea

Yoo Ah-in admits drug use; gets attacked by a civilian

South Korean actor Yoo Ah-in has been in a soup after being charged with illegal drug usage. In a recent development, Yoo was summoned to the Seoul Central District Court for interrogation regarding the police's request for an arrest warrant.

08 May 2023

Malayalam Movies

Drug abuse case: Increased police presence on Malayalam film sets

The Malayalam film industry has been rocked by allegations of drug use among young actors. Reportedly, the Kerala Film Producers' Association (KFPA) and other film bodies recently banned actors Shane Nigam and Sreenath Bhasi.

27 Apr 2023


'Sadak 2' actor Chrisann Pereira released from Sharjah prison

Bollywood actor Chrisann Pereira, who was arrested in connection with a drug-smuggling case in Sharjah, has been released from jail, confirmed her brother. Earlier this month, Pereira was arrested after drugs were found in a trophy she was carrying. Her family alleged that the actor was wrongly framed.

12 Apr 2023

South Korea

Yoo Ah-in's agency to take legal action against media speculations 

South Korean actor Yoo Ah-in has been in the news for several controversies which include drug abuse. Recently, the actor's agency United Artist Agency (UAA) released a statement condemning the speculative media reports which are reportedly maligning the actor's image and reputation.

06 Apr 2023


Michael Jackson, Mac Miller: Celebrities who succumbed to drug overdose

On Wednesday, a Brooklyn-based drug dealer confessed to providing The Wire and Broadwalk Empire actor Michael K Williams with fentanyl-laced heroin, which eventually led to his demise in September 2021.

US: Drug turning people into zombies? Explaining the weird situation

A deadly new drug called xylazine or tranq has recently wreaked havoc in a few cities in the United States of America by causing zombie-like effects in humans.

09 Feb 2023

South Korea

'Hellbound' actor Yoo Ah-in under investigation for illegal propofol usage

South Korean actor Yoo Ah-in, known for his work on projects such as Hellbound, Seoul Vibe, and #Alive has found himself mired in controversy.

Tamil Nadu: BJP functionary beaten up for exposing cannabis sale

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionary was brutally thrashed by miscreants in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu after he reportedly exposed the rampant sale of ganja (cannabis) in the city.

16 Dec 2022

Rakul Preet Singh

Tollywood drugs case: ED summons Rakul Preet Singh

Actor Rakul Preet Singh has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday for a probe into an alleged money laundering case that is related to the Telugu Film Industry or the Tollywood drugs case that rocked showbiz five years ago in 2017.

07 Dec 2022


Telangana: BJP's Bandi Sanjay Kumar accuses KTR of drug abuse

The president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana, Bandi Sanjay Kumar, claimed on Tuesday that state IT minister and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao uses drugs.

07 Dec 2022

Aryan Khan

Aryan Khan announces Bollywood debut; everything to know about him

Aryan Khan, the son of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, has officially announced his Bollywood debut as a writer.

29 Nov 2022


Thailand: Temple left without monks after all fail drug test

While many people visit temples and places of worship to experience spiritual and mental peace, monks of a temple in Thailand have been found guilty of drug abuse and were defrocked, as per AFP reports.

28 Nov 2022

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra: 2 held for smuggling 130-kg marijuana in 'Pushpa' style

Police arrested two persons carrying 130 kilograms of marijuana in the Alluri Sitharamaraju district of Andhra Pradesh, India Today reported.

23 Nov 2022


Delhi man kills family over being scolded on drug addiction

In another shocking incident, a 25-year-old man, Keshav, was on Tuesday arrested in New Delhi's Palam area for allegedly murdering his four family members.

04 Nov 2022


Peru: Cops dressed as 'Avengers' bust drug gang on Halloween

A group of cops in Peru, dressed as Marvel 'Avengers' characters, broke into a house on Halloween after being tipped off regarding the presence of drug dealers.

13 Aug 2022


Not Muslim by birth: Ex-NCB officer Wankhede gets clean-chit

The Caste Scrutiny Committee has cleared former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) chief Sameer Wankhede in the caste certificate case, putting an end to a year-long dispute.

13 Jul 2022


SSR Case: Rhea Chakraborty bought 'ganja' for Rajput, says NCB

In the latest development in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) claimed his reported partner Rhea Chakraborty bought drugs for the late actor.

27 Jun 2022


Ukraine war could increase production of illegal drugs, says UN

The United Nations issued a warning on Monday that the Russia-Ukraine war could enable illicit drug manufacturing to thrive, while noting the future of the opium market is dependent on the situation in Afghanistan.

13 Jun 2022


Siddhanth Kapoor drug bust: Facts about his career, family, more

Veteran actor Shakti Kapoor's son, Siddhanth Kapoor, reportedly tested positive for the consumption of drugs on Sunday night.

11 Nov 2021


Malik's son-in-law slaps Fadnavis with defamation notice; alleges 'mental torture'

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik's son-in-law Sameer Khan has sent a defamation notice to Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

25 Oct 2021


NCB extortion case: Gosavi to surrender; alleges 'threat to life'

Kiran P Gosavi, a witness in Mumbai's Cordelia Cruise drugs case, is likely to surrender to the police soon.

NIA raids 5 NCR sites after Rs. 21,000cr drug bust

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) reportedly conducted raids at five locations in the National Capital Region on Tuesday in connection with the Mundra port drug bust.

08 Oct 2021


#MumbaiDrugBust: Aryan Khan, others denied bail by Mumbai court

The Esplanade Court, Mumbai, rejected the bail pleas of Aryan Khan (Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan's son), Arbaaz Merchant, and Munmun Dhamecha, who were arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday after a raid was conducted on a cruise ship they were on board.

03 Oct 2021


SRK's son Aryan Khan arrested in Mumbai cruise drugs case

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has reportedly arrested Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, in connection with a drugs raid on a cruise off the Mumbai coast on Saturday night.

20 Sep 2021


Drugs worth over Rs. 150cr seized in last one year

The Narcotics Control Bureau has seized various banned drugs worth over Rs. 150 crore in the last one year from Mumbai, adjoining Navi Mumbai, Thane, and other areas, a senior NCB official said.

27 Aug 2021


Woman held with synthetic drugs weighing 1kg in Bengaluru

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday said that it arrested a woman with African connection, carrying synthetic drugs weighing a kilogram in Bengaluru.

10 Aug 2021


Odisha: Over three quintals of cannabis seized, four persons arrested

Police seized over three quintals of cannabis worth over Rs. 12 lakh and arrested four persons in this connection in Odisha's Kalahandi district, an officer said.

05 Jul 2021


NCB nabs man wanted in Mumbai drugs factory case

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Monday arrested a criminal wanted in connection with the case of a drugs factory busted in south Mumbai's Dongri area earlier this year, an official said.

26 Jun 2021


Mumbai: Colombian national gets 10 years RI in drugs case

A special NDPS court in Mumbai has sentenced a 32-year-old Colombian national to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment in a drug case.