How an AP firm became a front to smuggle heroin worth Rs 20k crore from Afghanistan

New Delhi, Sep 21: A firm in Vijayawada has caught all the attention after a huge consignment of heroin was confiscated at the Mundra Port in Gujarat. While it was initially suspected that the consignment was meant to reach Vijayawada, it has now been clarified that it was supposed to be delivered in Delhi.

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence had seized 2,988.22 kilograms of heroin. The estimated value of the seized heroin is Rs 20,000 crore. The shipment from Afghanistan was mixed with talc stone powder and packed in two containers.

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NIA charges trafficker involved in supply of 500 kgs of heroin from Pakistan to Gujarat

New Delhi, Sep 14: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against a drug trafficker in connection with a narcotics case registered in Salaya, Gujarat.

The case is related to a criminal conspiracy hatched by accused Arshad Sota in Dubai along with Pakistani nationals for delivering narcotic drugs in Gujarat from Pakistan. In furtherance of conspiracy, 500 kg of narcotic drugs were delivered in three consignments. The last consignment was in the form of supply of 200 kg of Heroin.

Investigation revealed that the consignment of 200 kg of heroin was delivered by earlier Razak Adam Sumra, Karim Md. Siraj and Sunil Vithal Barmase to Indresh Rambachan Nishad at Gandhidham.

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Sri Lankan national arrested in Kerala arms bust case

New Delhi, Sep 09: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a drugs and arms trafficker in connection with the Vizhinjam Arms case. The accused has been identified as Arasaratinam Ramesh who is a Sri Lankan national.

The case was registered in April in Kerala following the seizure of illegal arms and ammunition from the accused who was aboard a Sri Lankan fishing boat. A huge quantity of drugs were seized from during the operation.

Investigation found that the accused was in the illegal possession of five AK-47 rifles, 1,000 numbers of 9mm ammunition.The case was later taken over by the NIA.

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NIA chargesheet reveals big details of narco smuggling route between Pak-Gujarat-Punjab

New Delhi, May 25: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet in connection with a narcotics case that arose out of Gujarat.

The NIA charged on Indresh Kumar following the seizure of narcotics at Salaya, Gujarat. The case was initially registered by the Gujarat ATS following the arrest of Aziz Abdul Bhagad in 2018. A total of 4.949 kilograms of heroin worth Rs 14.94 lakh was seized from him.

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300 kilograms of cocaine worth Rs 2k crore originating from Panama seized at Tuticorin Port

New Delhi, Apr 22: Based on specific intelligence the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has seized 300 kilograms of cocaine valid at Rs 2,000 crore at the Tuticorin Port.

The DRI had information that a consignment of cocaine would reach the VOC Port, Tuticorin. Upon interception, it was declared that the container had only wooden logs. The container had originated from Panama, transited through the ports of Antwerp and Colombo. 

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NIA charges 7 narco-smugglers who raised funds for Babbar Khalsa International

New Delhi, Apr 17: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 7 narco smugglers in a case that arose from Jammu and Kashmir. 

The seven narco smugglers are associated with the Babbar Khalsa International. During a search on September 20 2020 at the International Border near RS Pura, Jammu heroin weighing 61 kilograms, opium of 1.2 kilograms along with 2 pistols, 3 magazines and 100 live rounds were recovered. 

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How Pakistan uses Sri Lankan vessels to smuggle drugs, arms through Indian waters

New Delhi, Apr 01: The interception of a Sri Lankan board with 300 kilograms of heroin and a huge quantity of arms and ammunition off the coast of Vizhinjam, Kerala is a reminder of how grave the situation is.

Acting on specific intelligence the Indian Coast Guard and Narcotics Control Bureau intercepted the Sri Lankan vessel and seized 300.323 kg of Heroin along with five AK-47 Rifles and 1,000 rounds of 9mm ammunitions. The intelligence also suggested that a Pakistan based drug trafficking network was involved in this incident.

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Sri Lankan boat associated with Pak drug network intercepted off Kerala coast with 300 kg heroin, arms

New Delhi, Mar 31: A Sri Lankan boat was intercepted with 300 kg of Heroin along with huge quantity of arms and ammunition in Indian waters. Six Sri Lankan Nationals have been arrested.

Acting on a specific intelligence received by Indian Coast Guard and Narcotics Control Bureau, a Sri Lankan fishing vessel Ravihansi was intercepted by Indian Coast Guard in Indian waters off the coast of Vizhinjam, Kerala. 

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18 charged in Jaipur International Airport gold smuggling case

New Delhi, Mar 23: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 18 gold smugglers, who were apprehended at the Jaipur International Airport. 

Investigation had led to the recovery of various incriminating material including chats, audio messages and images from the digital devices of accused persons. 

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NIA charges 7 Khalistani operatives involved in smuggling heroin from Pakistan

New Delhi, Mar 23: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 7 Khalistan operatives in connection with a hand grenade seizure case.

The case arose in 2019, following the seizure of two hand grenades and one Samsung mobile phone from a bag recovered by the Punjab police. The bag was thrown by two unknown motor-cycle riders at the bus stop in Amritsar. The NIA later took over the case. 

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