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200 kg heroin seized in Kazakhstan


September 6th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nearly 200 kg of heroin has been confiscated on the Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan border by Kazakh customs officers.A car with a trailer travelling from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan ... Read more...

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Pakistani executed in Saudi Arabia


September 5th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Saudi Arabia Tuesday executed a Pakistani national in Medina city for trafficking heroin.Hayat Sayed Lal Sayed had attempted to smuggle heroin in his stomach, the Saudi ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal asks centre to check drug smuggling


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) With Punjab facing a huge problem of drug addiction among the people, especially the youth, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday asked the central government ... Read more...

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$2 mn drug haul seized in Moscow region


August 24th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drug haul of over 200 kg heroin, having an estimated market value of about $2 million, has been seized in Moscow region, said a ... Read more...

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Sharp hike in heroin smuggling across Punjab border


August 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 21 (IANS) Smuggling of heroin along the international India-Pakistan fenced border in Punjab has almost tripled over the last year if seizures made by the Border Security ... Read more...

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Russian ex-cops kidnap, kill Austrian lawyer


August 19th, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Austrian lawyer linked to Russian organised crime was kidnapped and accidentally killed by two former Russian policemen with a criminal record, a media report ... Read more...

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Brand regrets not helping Winehouse


August 13th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand regrets not helping singer Amy Winehouse battle drug addiction, which led to her death.The 37-year-old actor is known to have ... Read more...

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Winehouse’s ex-husband hospitalised


August 10th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Late singer Amy Winehouse's ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil was on a life support system recently after having drinks, drungs and collapsing.Civil, 30, was found choking ... Read more...

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Dubai Customs foils bid to smuggle heroin


August 9th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 8 (IANS/WAM) The customs officials at Dubai International Airport have foiled a bid to smuggle more than one kilogram of heroin, an official said Wednesday.The drug was concealed ... Read more...

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Russell Brand still battles drug cravings


August 5th, 2012 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand has revealed that he still craves for drugs.Brand, who battled drug addiction, made the confession while filming BBC Three documentary "Russell Brand: ... Read more...

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Surge in Cocaine mail trafficking: Russian official


July 30th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Growing online trade has encouraged drug traffickers to increasingly use mail services to deliver cocaine to their clients, a top Russian police official in charge ... Read more...

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Over 60 kg drugs seized in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have seized around 60 kg of narcotics in two operations, one along the border with India, a media report said Sunday.Pakistan Rangers seized ... Read more...

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61-year-old peddler arrested with drugs worth Rs.3 crore


July 13th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A 61-year-old man, facing trial in two cases of drug peddling, has been arrested here with heroin worth Rs.3 crore in international market, police said ... Read more...

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‘One mn Afghans suffer from drug addiction’


July 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 11 (IANS) More than one million Afghans, aged between 15 to 64, are suffering from drug addiction across the country, an official said Wednesday.The causes of drug addiction ... Read more...

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Woman drug peddler arrested in Delhi


July 9th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A 50-year-old woman, who turned to drug peddling to support her family in the aftermath of her husband's death, was arrested here with 300 gm ... Read more...

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Five arrested with brown sugar in Odisha


July 5th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 5 (IANS) Four engineering students and another man have been arrested in Odisha with brown sugar or pure heroin worth over Rs.80,000 in the international market, police said ... Read more...

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Three smugglers held with drugs, fake currency in Amritsar


July 4th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 3 (IANS) Nearly 11 kg of heroin, fake currency with a face value of Rs.5 lakh and arms were recovered from three smugglers arrested by police from the ... Read more...

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Chinese police bust drug ring


June 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a drug trafficking ring and seized over 18 kg of heroin, authorities said Thursday.Six members of the gang were arrested in Guangxi ... Read more...

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Farmer arrested with 12 kg opium in Delhi


June 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 28-year-old farmer from Madhya Pradesh who trafficked drugs for clients in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi was arrested with 12 kg of opium worth ... Read more...

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Golden Triangle nations still major drug source: China


June 26th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) Golden Triangle, an area between Myanmar, Laos and Thailand, is still a major source of drugs in China, the government said Tuesday.The revelation was made in ... Read more...

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One ton drugs seized in Iran


June 24th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) Police in Iran have recovered a haul of over one ton of illicit drugs during an anti-narcotics operation in the country's southeastern region, Fars news agency ... Read more...

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Mother of three held for drug peddling


June 12th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A mother of three, who became a drug peddler to pay for her husband's medical treatment, was arrested here along with an accomplice, police said ... Read more...

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Four tonnes of drugs destroyed in China


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) Over four tonnes of drugs, including heroin, opium, marijuana and cocaine, were Sunday destroyed in China.The 4.2 tonnes of drugs and drug-making chemicals were destroyed by ... Read more...

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Man dies after eating heroin-filled cigarettes


May 15th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man detained at a Moscow railway station died after eating a pack of cigarettes stuffed with heroin, police said.Police detained the man, who was ... Read more...

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125 kg heroin seized in Karachi


May 11th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A total of 125 kg of heroin was Friday seized in the Pakistani port city Karachi by customs officials, a media report said.A 40-foot refrigerated container ... Read more...

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BSF seizes 12 kg of heroin on Punjab border


April 24th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, April 24 (IANS) Alert troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) have seized a consignment of 12 kg of heroin from the Amritsar sector of the international border between ... Read more...

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Pakistani executed for drug trafficking


April 4th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, April 4 (IANS/AKI) A Pakistani man has been executed in Saudi Arabia after being found guilty of drug trafficking.Salim Shah Sayed Shah was decapitated, according to state news agency ... Read more...

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BSF kills three smugglers on Indo-Pak border in Punjab


March 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 29 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers killed three smugglers, including two from Pakistan, and recovered nearly 10 kg of heroin Thursday morning, a senior BSF official said ... Read more...

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Another drug peddler gets death sentence


March 26th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) In the second such judgment in two months, a court here sentenced a Punjab-based drugs peddler to death for repeatedly dealing in drugs.Balwinder Singh was awarded ... Read more...

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47 tonnes of hashish seized in Turkey in 2011


March 15th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, March 14 (IANS) A total of 46.9 tonnes of hashish and 6.4 tonnes of heroin were seized by police in Turkey in 2011, the Anatolia news agency reported.Police detained ... Read more...

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Five percent rise in Russia’s HIV cases


March 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia witnessed a five percent rise in HIV cases in 2011 compared to the previous year, a top medical official said Monday.According to the country's ... Read more...

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Interstate narcotic syndicate busted in Delhi


March 10th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Delhi police have busted an interstate narcotic drugs syndicate and arrested three people in this connection, police said Saturday.The accused, identified as Rafique (30), the ... Read more...

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Trio throws heroin packets into India, flees: BSF


February 24th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) Three smugglers sneaked into Indian territory in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district from Pakistan and fled after throwing six kg of heroin early Friday, a Border Security Force ... Read more...

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BSF kills Pakistani, finds heroin


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 23 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) claimed to have gunned down a Pakistani and seized 13 kg of heroin, fake currency and some weapons along Punjab's border ... Read more...

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Kate destroyed all my stuff after split, says Doherty


February 17th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Rocker Pete Doherty says his ex-girlfriend Kate Moss destroyed all his possessions, except some model elephants, after they slit in 2007.Doherty was in a turbulent ... Read more...

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