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Cross-border drug smuggling racket busted

Police in southwest China today claimed to have busted a cross-border drug-smuggling gang after apprehending 37 people, including four from Myanmar who had swallowed 183 packets of cannabis that was sneaked into the country. The four Myanmarese were caught in Yinbin City police in Sichuan Province caught in May when during a regular check police

Customs arrests Air India cabin crew for smuggling ganja

A cabin crew member of national- carrier Air India has been arrested by customs officers for allegedly trying to smuggle narcotic by hiding it in a meal service cart of a flight.The officers seized nearly two kilograms of ganja from the cart of the Air India flight from Chennai on July 19, according to a

Two held for trying to smuggle bovine animals in J&K

Jammu, Aug 19, Two held for trying to smuggle bovine animals in J&K. Two persons were today arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle over two dozen bovine animals in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.Mohammad Iqbal and Mohammad Ashraf were carrying 25 bovine animals in a vehicle when they were stopped by the

Customs officials recovered dead creature from potato chips can

California: Custom ambassadors in the city of California, USA, have recovered three dead King Cobra snakes from the Potato Can. US Attorney’s Office issued a statement that Rodrigo Franco has been arrested in this  case.Apart from this person, two to two feet long three cobras, besides three Chinese turtles have also been recovered. According to

59-year-old man held for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

For all the Latest news download Daily Post News app:- Click For Android Click For IOS A 59-year-old man was today arrested by the customs for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold worth about Rs 33 lakh at Delhi airport. The accused was intercepted after his arrival from Muscat here.“A detailed personal search of

Two held smuggling foreign currency worth Rs 38 lakh

Two held smuggling foreign currency worth Rs 38 lakh.  Two men have been arrested from the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle Rs 38 lakh in foreign currency out of the country.The accused were intercepted yesterday at the departure hall when they were proceeding to board a flight to Bangkok.“A detailed personal search and

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Punjab seeks Centre’s help to check cross-border drug

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today sought help and cooperation from the Centre and neighbouring states in putting an end to smuggling of drugs into the state from across the border.Addressing the 28th meeting of the Northern Zonal Council (NZC) here, presided over by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Amarinder referred to the rampant drug menace

Smuggling of fake notes substantially down: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi: Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said smuggling of fake Indian currency has come down substantially, from nearly Rs 44 crore in 2015 to around Rs 28 crore in the current year. In a series of tweets, the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister also said that smuggling of fake notes across the

AI crew held for smuggling banned drug to US

New Delhi: A cabin crew member of national carrier Air India has been arrested at international airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle about 300 bottles of a banned drug to the US. The crew member, who was intending to depart to New York, was intercepted by the customs officials yesterday. On his personal and

Five Indians arrested for drug smuggling in China

Beijing: Five Indians have been arrested in China for allegedly smuggling drugs from India, officials said. They were arrested at the Kunming International Airport in Yunnan on September 7. They had flown in from Kolkatta. They were found in possession of 18 kg of cannabis, concealed in their food packets and laptop bags. Official sources said

Five Indians held at airport in China for drug smuggling

Beijing: Five Indians have been arrested by Chinese immigration officials at an airport in Yunnan province for allegedly smuggling about 18 kgs of cannabis from India.The five accused who had kept cannabis in food packets and laptop bags were held at Kunming airport after they came from Kolkata on September 7, officials said. The drug

Three Canadians arrested in Australia for smuggling cocaine

Canberra: Three Canadian nationals will face an Australian court on Monday, charged with attempting to import 95 kg of cocaine on a cruise ship, a media report said. Australian authorities arrested two women aged 28 and 23 along with a 63-year-old man on Sunday after drug detector dogs searched a number of passenger cabins on-board

Youth arrested for smuggling cows

Muzaffarnagar: A youth was arrested for allegedly smuggling cows for slaughter in Budhana town, police said today. SHO D K Tyagi said police seized three cows and arrested Rahul, the truck’s owner. Some knives and an axe were also seized from the accused, he said. Police said the truck was stopped by locals last night

Mamata assures crackdown on cattle smuggling, opium trade

Kolkata: In wake of the deadly terror attack in Dhaka, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called for all parties to play a constructive role in tackling terrorism and assured of a crackdown on cross-border smuggling of cattle and the opium trade. Replying to a debate in the assembly, Banerjee also expressed her

Vietnam sentences Australian to death for heroin trafficking

Hanoi: A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an Australian citizen to death for heroin trafficking. Tuoi Tre newspaper said Nguyen Thi Huong, 73, was convicted of trafficking 3.5 pounds of heroin by a court in Ho Chi Minh City in a trial that lasted half a day yesterday. Huong, who was originally from Vietnam,