Drug Racket

Timelines
NCB red-flags Mumbai as India's cocaine capital: Report

02 Apr 2021

NCB red-flags Mumbai as India's cocaine capital: Report

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has reportedly red-flagged Mumbai as the cocaine capital of India.

Mumbai: Mephedrone aka 'meow-meow' worth Rs. 40L seized, 2 arrested

14 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Mephedrone aka 'meow-meow' worth Rs. 40L seized, 2 arrested

Two drug peddlers were arrested and mephedrone worth Rs. 40 lakh was seized from them in suburban Andheri, a police official said today.

US: Banana boxes donated to prison found carrying $18mn-worth cocaine

24 Sep 2018

US: Banana boxes donated to prison found carrying $18mn-worth cocaine

Drug trafficking, the illegal trade of cocaine, heroin, and other drugs, across the world has been a constant menace and the battle to curb the trade is still being fought by many.

Punjab still battling drug-menace: Police inaction to be blamed

21 Aug 2018

Punjab still battling drug-menace: Police inaction to be blamed

In 3,789 cases where drug possessors were convicted, Punjab police used the same narrative in the charge-sheets.

Brazilian held with Rs. 2.5cr worth cocaine at Mumbai airport

12 Aug 2018

Brazilian held with Rs. 2.5cr worth cocaine at Mumbai airport

A Brazilian national, F Nascimen, has been apprehended by the CISF at the Mumbai airport for allegedly smuggling in cocaine-filled capsules worth Rs. 2.5 crore by concealing them in talcum powder boxes, a senior official said today.

Bengaluru: This woman chose noodle packets to smuggle drugs

03 Aug 2018

Bengaluru: This woman chose noodle packets to smuggle drugs

Whether noodles contain lead is still under debate, but for this Bengaluru-based woman, it contained drugs too.

Gurugram: Residents protest against drug menace, flesh trade at MG-Road

23 Jul 2018

Gurugram: Residents protest against drug menace, flesh trade at MG-Road

Hundreds of residents marched together at MG Road in Gurugram yesterday, protesting against drug peddling and flesh-trade in the region.