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Smuggling
West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.20

BSF seizes smuggled medicines

A cache of medicines and medical gadgets valued at Rs 21.69 lakh was seized by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel early on Tuesday near the Bangladesh border.  The BSF had to open fire and lo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.20

BSF: village raid kills youth

A youth was shot dead when BSF personnel raided a village in the Tufanganj subdivision of Cooch Behar district on Sunday night to search for alleged cattle smugglers, triggering protests from local pe...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.20

Lockdown creates new mules for smugglers

The Border Security Force (BSF), in both the south and north Bengal frontiers, have arrested hundreds of “fresh entrants” in smuggling amid the pandemic-induced job loss and slowdown in tr...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

Snake venom haul

Sleuths of the CID and Malda police on Friday arrested two persons allegedly with around 600 grams of snake venom. Police sources said the duo, Alam Mian and Mosfiq Alam, were held while on way to Ca...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.20

3 held with weapons in Cooch Behar

Three persons were arrested allegedly with a large cache of arms near here on Friday. Police said the preliminary probe showed that the trio from Dinhata had brought the arms and ammunition from Biha...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 23.07.20

Gold: HC bins plea to probe Vijayan

Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL that had sought directions to state and central agencies to launch an investigation on chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan in connection with a gold smugglin...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

North East  /  Published 21.07.20

Manipur Congress for CBI drug probe

The Opposition Congress in Manipur on Monday iterated its demand for a CBI probe into a 2018 drug smuggling case in which eight persons, including a politician, were arrested. Congress spokesperson a...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 21.07.20

Soldier held in arms and drug smuggling case

A soldier and three others were arrested in cross-border smuggling of arms and drugs in which a Border Security Force constable and his accomplices were held last week, Punjab police said on Monday. ...
By PTI in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 20.07.20

Gold: shoot first, report later

A CPM leader has drawn up a point-by-point rebuttal of the allegations levelled against the Left-led Kerala government in the gold smuggling case, drawing attention to a perceived tendency among some ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 18.07.20

Gold: gunman slits wrist

A police officer attached to the UAE consulate in the Kerala capital, at the centre of a gold smuggling controversy, was found with his wrist slit in an apparent suicide attempt on Friday and kept say...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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