Articles about Drug Racket

Ex-Mexican drug lord El Chapo's wife gets three years imprisonment

01 Dec 2021

World
Ex-Mexican drug lord El Chapo's wife gets three years imprisonment

Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of powerful Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán, has been given three years of jail term by a US court.

Boat carrying heroin worth Rs. 300 crore apprehended near Gujarat

15 Apr 2021

India
Boat carrying heroin worth Rs. 300 crore apprehended near Gujarat

The Indian Coast Guard along with the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad apprehended a fishing boat, carrying eight Pakistani nationals and 30 kg of heroin, near Kutch district's Jakhau coast on Thursday, an official statement said.

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

02 Apr 2021

India
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
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

World
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

India
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

India
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
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

India
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.