Friday , February 28 2020
Breaking News
Home / Tag Archives: narcotics

Tag Archives: narcotics

ANF seizes 812kg heroin, arrests 25 suspected smugglers

RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) carried out raids against drug smugglers across the country and seized 812 kg of narcotics besides arresting 25 suspected smugglers, informed ANF spokesman. The worth of the seized drugs is Rs 1.6 billion in the international market, he added. ANF also impounded 10 vehicles being used by the smugglers for transporting drugs. According to him, ... Read More »

US customs seizes nearly $996,000 narcotics

NEW YORK: U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Commercial Facility seized nearly $996,000 in marijuana – 1,992 pounds – from a Mexican national Saturday when he attempted to enter the United States through the Port of Nogales. Officers discovered the marijuana within the roof of a tractor-trailer driven by Joel Tautimez-Felix, 43, of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, following ... Read More »

US Customs seizes narcotics from 2 planes at JFK Airport

NEW YORK: U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than 20 pounds of narcotics last week from two different aircraft arriving at JFK Airport. “CBP officers stand on the front line to ensure that these illicit narcotics are seized prior to entering this country,” said Robert E. Perez, Director, Field Operations New York. Customs and Border Protection officials said ... Read More »

Netherlands police seize 105kg of narcotics during search of house in Rotterdam

AMSTERDAM: Police confiscated 105 kilograms of narcotics during a search of a house in Rotterdam. A tersely worded press release from the police spokesman said the house at Spanjaardstraat was raided after a tip that there were drugs inside. There was no one present when officers arrived. With the help of a drug sniffing dog the narcotics that were wrapped ... Read More »

Police arrests 10 drug pushers, recovers contraband items

SARGODHA: The District Police on Monday claimed to have arrested ten drug peddlers and recovered narcotics and illegal weapons from their possession. According to Police, during continued operation against criminals, the teams of different Police stations raided in their respective jurisdictions and arrested ten accused recovering 3710 grams Heroin, 950 grams Hashish, 3 Kalashnikovs, 3 rifles 44 bore and 05 ... Read More »

US customs seizes 76 tons narcotics, arrests 33,000 immigrants at California ports in FY 2014

SAN DIEGO: US Customs and Border Protection officers conducting security operations at California’s ports of entry with Mexico performed more than 68 million inspections of travelers, seized more than 76 tons of illegal narcotics and apprehended more than 33,000 immigration violators during federal fiscal year 2014. CBP’s field office in San Diego manages the work of more than 2,000 front-line ... Read More »

Regional counter narcotics seminar, workshop begin

ISLAMABAD: A two-day Regional Counter Narcotics Seminar and Workshop in close collaboration with Anti-Narcotics Force started here on Tuesday. The seminar and workshop has been organized by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Office, Pakistan. This seminar and workshop has been organised to promote regional and international cooperation between the counter-narcotics authorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Arab ... Read More »

US Customs seizes cocaine worth $252,280 at Brownsville Port

TEXAS:  US Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted two loads of alleged narcotics. CBP officers discovered the alleged drugs, carrying a combined street value of approximately $252,280, hidden within two vehicles. “Vigilant CBP officers conducting inspections of travelers and their vehicles discovered hidden packages concealed within these two vehicles. I thank our CBP officers ... Read More »

US Customs seizes worth $252,280 cocaine at Brownsville Port

TEXAS:  US Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted two loads of alleged narcotics. CBP officers discovered the alleged drugs, carrying a combined street value of approximately $252,280, hidden within two vehicles. “Vigilant CBP officers conducting inspections of travelers and their vehicles discovered hidden packages concealed within these two vehicles. I thank our CBP officers ... Read More »

Kuwaiti Customs seizes 4kg narcotics at Al-Abdali border post

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti General Administration of Customs stated that four kilograms of narcotics were seized at Abdali border checkpoint. Director General of the Administration Khaled Al-Saif told KUNA that the country had recently been “bombarded” with attempts to smuggle narcotics through its borders; however, the majority of such attempts were thwarted by the watchful eyes of customs’ administration personnel. The customs ... Read More »

Hong Kong intensifies battle against synthetic narcotics

BEIJING: After the announcement of intensified crackdown in Beijing, Hong Kong has now introduced new measures in order to battle against synthetic narcotics. This include a ban on designer drug methoxetamine and the setting up of an anti-smuggling task force to enhance cooperation with international law makers. The moves follow a concerted push by the central government to stem the ... Read More »

Foreigner language instructors cause 34% increase in drug smuggling in South Korea

SEOUL: The number of cases of foreigners illicit drugs smuggling into South Korea jumped 34 percent from a year ago with language instructors taking up the largest portion, customs data showed here the other day The Incheon Airport Customs said it detected 284 instances of drug smuggling in the first 11 months of the year, with a total of 30 ... Read More »

China Customs seizes 20 tonnes of narcotics, arrests 4400 in 10yrs: GAC

BEIJING: Chinese customs authorities have confiscated almost 20 tonnes of smuggled narcotics over the past decade, including heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and opium, were seized in a total of 3,978 cases involving over 4,400 suspects, according to data released by the general administration of customs (GAC). Over 370 tonnes of raw materials for drug-making, such as ephedrine and acetic anhydride, were ... Read More »

Pak, Iran, Afghanistan for enhancing cooperation against narcotics trafficking

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan have agreed to further enhance intelligence sharing and joint border patrolling to check narcotics trafficking. This consensus was evolved among anti narcotics force agencies of three countries at a two day trilateral conference held in Tehran on October 21 and 22. The conference is a triangular initiative held in three countries in rotation and this ... Read More »

200 drug peddlers arrested at various airports

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Balighur Rehman told the the Senate that Pakistan is one of the three countries with the largest drug seizures and 200 people were arrested at various airports in 2013 for smuggling narcotics. He said the federal government had imposed a ban on issuance of arms licenses to contain illegal arms. Rehman said currently the ... Read More »

ANF seizes narcotics worth Rs5.75b

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force claimed to have captured 3.1 tonnes of narcotics and arrested eight drug smugglers. The force claimed that the seized drugs worth was amounting to Rs5.75 billion. The narcotics were recovered during different raids carried out in Faisalabad, Lahore, Khanewal, Hyderabad and Pishin and. According to an ANF press release, most of the seized drug was destined ... Read More »

Excise Police seizes heroin worth Rs10m

GHOTKI: The Excise Police seized 12 kgs of heroin from a truck at Sindh-Punjab border in Ubauro. According to Excise and Taxation Officer Hassan Ali Dashti, the truck was coming from Peshawar and it was to deliver the consignment in Karachi. “The packets of narcotics were hidden in the spare tyre,” he said. The official informed that driver Musharraf Ali ... Read More »

CHS vows relief efforts till IDPs back at home

LAHORE: Customs Health Society (CHS) President Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah assured that relief efforts for IDPs will continue until every IDP back at home at North Waziristan. He mentioned that the CHS has also dug out Thirty five (35) water wells in Tharparkar area of Sindh for provision of clean drinking water to more than 50,000 people of the area. ... Read More »

Anti-narcotics drive: Sialkot collector Qurban Ali Khan credits team work

SIALKOT: Collector Model Customs collectorate (MCC) Qurban Ali Khan has termed the success of anti-narcotics drive as good team work. He also lauded the sincere efforts of senior customs officials including Additional Collector Irfan ur Rehman, Deputy Collector Asdaq Afzal and Assistant Collector Shamas ur Rehman Wazir for making the drive successful. Talking to the Customs Today, Mr Qurban said ... Read More »

ANF captures drugs worth Rs4.2b in different raids

ISLAMABAD: On special directives of ANF DG Major-Gen Khawer Hanif, the ANF has stepped up efforts along western border and captured 4.2 tonnes of narcotics worth amounting to be Rs4.2 billion in international market. It is to be noted that within a week, the ANF has recovered approximately 11 tonnes of narcotics alone from Balochistan province. According to details, the ... Read More »