How the abrogation of Article 370 will help fight the drug menace in J&K

New Delhi, Aug 14: In a case pertaining to the seizure of 532 kilograms of heroin, the National Investigation Agency had last week arrested one of the key players.

532 kilograms of heroin and 52 kilograms of mixed narcotics were seized on June 26 2019 at the Integrated Check Post (ICP) Attari. The involvement of an international drug racket based in Pakistan as well as in Afghanistan had come to light.

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International drug racket: NIA arrests resident of Kashmir

New Delhi, Aug 10: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one Tariq Ahmed Lone in connection with a drug seizure case.

The case pertains to the seizure of 532 kilograms of heroine at Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir.

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How Kashmir’s separatists are wiping out a generation by facilitating drug trade and abuse

img_0053New Delhi, July 17: With a turnover of 500 billion dollars, the drug industry is only third to the petroleum industry and arms trade. In India Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir are the two major entry points for drugs coming in from Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Towards the end of June 2019, a truck from Pakistan came into India with 523 grams of heroin valued at Rs 2,600 crore. This was a major bust and investigations found that the consignment dropped off at Attari was meant to be transported to Jammu and Kashmir.

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From Rs 10,000 to Rs 5 crore a kg: The journey of heroin from Afghanistan, Pakistan through India

New Delhi, July 06: A week ago, one of the biggest drug consignments was busted at Attari. A truck from Pakistan managed to transport heroin worth Rs 2,600 crore. The heroin was packed in 52 bags and weighed up to 523 kilograms.

During the process, the officials stumbled upon heroin worth Rs 2,600 crore. The officials seized 52 bags which had a mind boggling 532 kilograms of heroin in it.

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Tamil Nadu-Sri Lanka drug nexus: Something fishy about these fishermen

The legendary movie Scarface opens with a scene where 1,000s of refugees from Cuba land into the United States. Antonio Montana played by the greatest actor of our times, Al Pacino is one among them. What follows is chaos and dark, dirty world of drugs.

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ED names SAD leader in Rs 6,000 crore drug case case

sarwansinghThe Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in the Rs 6,000 crore drug smuggling case. The ED has named prominent Shiromani Akali Dal leader and former minister Sarwan Singh Phillaur and his son Avinash Chander.

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SP leader Abu Azmi’s nephew arrested for running international drug cartel

abuazmiThe nephew of Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi was among the four to be arrested by the police for allegedly running an international drug racket, police said. During the operation conducted by the Delhi police, five kilograms of drugs worth Rs 40 crore was seized. The special cell of the Delhi police said that party drug MDMA also known as ICE was seized. Methylenedioxymethamphetamine or MDMA is a popular drug in Delhi, Mumbai and Goa. It is in huge demand for rave parties.

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Army busts drug racket at LoC: Man with heroin apprehended

mohammadkasimThe Indian Army has apprehended one person at the Line of Control after he was found in possession of heroin worth Rs 2 crore. Mohammad Kasim was found to be in possession of two packets of heroin and was apprehended from the Line of Control, in Bhimber Gali of Poonch District on the night of 29 May 2017.

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Udta Punjab? This election season, drugs flow freely

Drug_abuse380Reu1Chandigarh, Feb 2: The main issue hogging the limelight in the poll-bound Punjab is drug menace. All political parties contesting the Punjab assembly elections 2017 have said that they would prioritise the war against drugs, if voted to power. However, in the border district of Taran Taran in Punjab, there still continues to be a free flow of drugs.

Drugs have been freely entering into this village. The Border Security Force which patrols this area says that there are certain conditions that have helped drug lords bring in heroine. The weather condition in the village is usually misty, and this has helped drug dealers give security forces the slip through.

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Is Kerala turning into the drug capital of India?

Thiruvananthapuram,July 1: In the first four months of 2016 there were 150 cases that were registered in Kerala under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropics Substances Act. With several drug related cases being reported from the state everyday, the scenario has becoming worrisome. Officials from the state had said that if such a scenario continues then it is not long before Kerala finds itself sailing as the same boat as Punjab.
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