Charas

  • SSB seizes Charas worth Rs 1.6 crore from Indo-Nepal border March 30, 2014

    The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Sunday seized 16 kg charas worth Rs 1.6 crore from a place on the Indo-Nepal border and arrested two Nepali nationals in this connection. The narcotics consignment was being brought to India by two Nepali nationals, identified as Chhavikant Mahto and Jitendra Das, on a...
  • SSB arrests man carrying contraband worth Rs 8 lakh February 15, 2014

    A man was arrested for allegedly carrying contraband worth Rs 8 lakh in the international market by Sashastra Seema Bal personnel on the Indo-Nepal border. Shailesh Upadhyay from Kushinagar district was arrested on Friday night from Marchahwa and 4 kg charas worth Rs 8 lakh was recovered from his possession, SSB...
  • Charas worth Rs 10 lakh seized, three arrested January 7, 2014

    Contraband valued at Rs 10 lakh in the international market was seized and three persons arrested on Tuesday from near a railway station in Bihar's Motihari district, police said. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a place near Motihari railway station and seized 10 kg of charas from three...
  • Man shot dead by unidentified assailant over 'old enmity' September 16, 2013

    A man was shot dead by an unidentified man in Maharajganj area of Azamgarh district on Monday, a senior officer said . Devnath Yadav (20) was shot dead late last night while he was sleeping in the courtyard of his house in Turk Chara village, Additional Superintendent of Police K K...
  • BJP demands inquiry into Shivpal's charges against Beni April 2, 2013

    Lucknow: BJP on Monday demanded a high-level inquiry into SP leader c's allegations of opium smuggling and using charas against Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma. "Shivpal Yadav is a senior (state) cabinet minister and if he has levelled allegations against the union minister, he must have done it responsibly....
  • Over 20 kg of Charas seized, one arrested March 2, 2013

    Nahan: Over 20 kg of Charas worth about Rs two crore in international market were seized from a proclaimed offender, police said on Friday. Inder Singh was arrested with 22.68 kg of Charas from a house in Ghotari village under Rajgarh sub division, deputy superintendent of police (Rajgarh) R L...
  • 227 test positive for drugs in Juhu rave party case January 5, 2009

    Mumbai: At least 227 people, including 36 young girls, of the 246 people arrested in connection with the Juhu rave party in October last, have tested positive for drugs. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Vishwas Nagare Patil said on Sunday they had taken samples of 231 youths including 36 girls...
  • Punjab becoming India's biggest drug-trading hub November 4, 2007

    Chandigarh: Punjab seems to be set on its way to turn into India's largest drug-trading hub. Long associated with rolling green fields and a hearty, jovial population, the state is now labouring under the huge problem of drugs transiting through it. Just a fortnight ago, a man had been shot dead on...
  • SIT: Charas trail in the Himachal June 20, 2007

    The Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh is called Lord Shiva's own country. It also may be called the charas smuggler’s paradise. CNN-IBN Correspondent Iram Mirza went on a trek through this beautiful valley and found charas farms, smugglers and a massive drugs racket. Here is Mirza’s first person account. My first step...
  • Charas flowing freely in Himachal June 20, 2007

    Kullu Valley (Himachal Pradesh): Forest lands, which is known as wastelands, in Kullu Valley often used for Charas (Cannabis) cultivation. But on paper the land belongs to no one. So even the police find the fields, they don't have anyone to prosecute. So who really grows Charas in Himachal’s...
  • Sniffing danger on charas trail June 20, 2007

    Kullu valley: Over 3,000 acre of fertile land is being used to cultivate cannabis in the upper reaches of the Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh. A CNN-IBN special investigation team went undercover to the valley and found that villages which don’t even exist on the map are controlled, to...
  • Himachal's illegal Charas farms June 20, 2007

    Kullu valley: CNN-IBN's Special Investigation Team brings you this first ever look at over 3,000 acres of Charas (Cannabis) fields that make Himachal Pradesh a key supplier of the drug to the world drug mafia. Local drug dealers say that entire villages are employed in producing Charas - villages that...