Drugs Haul

  • Surprised that Pakistan haulted LoC trade for drug peddlers, says MEA January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The External Affairs Ministry has summoned the acting Pakistan High Commissioner expressing concerns over the drug haul. The MEA has said that the Pakistan High Commissioner was summoned for haulting trade across the LoC. "We find it surprising that for the sake of persons indulging in drug trafficking,...
  • Amritsar: BSF seizes heroin worth Rs 250 cr in two days April 17, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Border Security Force (BSF) in the past two days has seized heroin worth Rs 250 crore in the international market from the Khemkaran sector near Amritsar. On Tuesday 18 kilogram heroin was seized which was worth Rs 90 crore and on Wednesday another 32 kilogram heroin was seized...
  • Vijender's samples test negative for drugs April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry announced on Tuesday that Olympic medallist Vijender Singh's samples tested negative for drugs. The boxer was alleged to have consumed recreational drugs with sparring partner Ram Singh. The Beijing Olympics bronze medalist had submitted his blood and urine samples to the National AntiDoping Agency (NADA) after...
  • Drugs haul case: Boxer Ram Singh remanded in judicial custody April 9, 2013

    Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab): Boxer Ram Singh, arrested in connection with the massive drug haul last month, was on Tuesday remanded in judicial custody till April 23 by a local court. Singh, sparring partner of Olympian Vijender Singh, was produced before the court after expiry of his twoday police remand. He was...
  • Drug haul: Boxer Ram Singh remanded in police custody April 7, 2013

    Fatehgarh Sahib: Boxer Ram Singh was on Sunday remanded in twoday police custody in connection with a drug haul case, in which the name of Olympic medallist and renowned pugilist Vijender Singh had cropped up. Ram Singh, the sparring partner of Vijender Singh, was remanded in police custody till April...
  • Vijender Singh skips boxing trial camp in Patiala April 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic medallist Vijender Singh has not shown up for the boxing trial camp in Patiala. Participation in the boxing camp is necessary for the boxer's selection. Boxing Federation Vice President Nivaran Mukherjee said, "Vijender hasn't come for the trials. If he doesn't attend the camp tomorrow he will...
  • Vijender saga is disappointing, says Sports Minister April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Mounting pressure on India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that the entire episode is disappointing for the youngsters and all the sportspersons. Singh also said that the World AntiDoping Agency (WADA) allows all drug tests and that Vijender can be checked for...
  • Drug haul: Police unhappy as NADA leaves out vital test on Vijender April 4, 2013

    Chandigarh: The rift between the Punjab Police and the Sports Ministry over India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh is out in the open now. Unhappy with the tests carried out by NADA, the police said that vital hair follicle test used to detect heroin use has been left out. Instead blood...
  • Mohali drug haul: Police arrest boxer Ram Singh April 3, 2013

    Chandigarh: In a major twist in the Mohali drug haul case, Punjab Police on Wednesday arrested boxer Ram Singh, claiming that his brotherinlaw was a proclaimed offender in drug trafficking and that the boxer was in constant touch with him. Ram Singh is the 16th accused to be arrested following recovery...
  • NADA tests Vijender's urine, blood samples April 3, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh, who consumed heroin as many as 12 times according to the police, on Wednesday underwent National AntiDoping Agency's (NADA) drug test but was not put through the hair follicle test, which is the main indicator of heroin. NADA, who had earlier refused to test...
  • NADA will have to test Vijender for heroin: Sports Ministry sources April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Tuesday rejecting National AntiDoping Agency's arguments against heroin test on boxer Vijender Singh, said that NADA will have to conduct the test, according to sources. According to Ministry sources, Vijender has to come clean as he's a national sporting icon. Sports Ministry sources also said...
  • NADA refuses to test Vijender for heroin use April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the Sports Ministry asked the National AntiDoping Agency to test Olympian boxer Vijender Singh for heroin, the drug testing body has said it cannot do so. "NADA will not breach the protocol prescribed in the WADA court for testing an athlete who is out of competition....
  • Police case on Vijender Singh is very weak: Lawyer April 2, 2013

    Lawyer Mukul Khanna said that a hair test on Olympian boxer Vijender Singh will be inconclusive as it won't reveal the quantity of the drug consumed. ...
  • NADA turns down Sports Ministry's request for drug test on Vijender April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The National AntiDoping Agency (NADA) has refused to go with the Sports Ministry's request that Olympian boxer Vijender Singh be tested for heroin. NADA has made it clear that it is bound by international protocol and it can only test Vijender's blood and urine samples and not hair...
  • Drug haul: Vijender may not have to undergo NADA test April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A big question mark remains on whether India's champion boxer Vijender Singh will be tested by the National AntiDoping Agency (NADA) for heroin consumption or not. CNNIBN has learned that NADA may throw the rule book at the Sports Ministry after the Sports Ministry asked it to test...
  • NADA refuses to test Vijender for heroin, say sources April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the Sports Ministry asked the National AntiDoping Agency to test Olympian boxer Vijender Singh for heroin, the drug testing body has said it cannot do so. According to sources, NADA says it can only test for performance enhancing drugs and since heroin is not considered...
  • Vijender remains silent even as troubles continue to grow April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympian boxer Vijender Singh continues to sink deeper into trouble with each passing day. The Sports Ministry has instructed the National Antidoping Agency to test the boxing star for heroin consumption after the Punjab Police pointed towards repeated use of the drug by Vijender. The master of the ring...
  • Drug haul: Sports Ministry intervenes, asks NADA to test Vijender April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry swung into action on Monday and asked the National AntiDoping Agency (NADA) to carry out tests on boxer Vijender Singh for alleged drug use. The Ministry's strong statement came hours after the Punjab Police was "advised" by the District Attorney of Fatehgarh Saheb against collecting...
  • If Vijender has taken heroin, he should confess: Digvijay Singh Deo April 1, 2013

    In a big blow to India's champion boxer, the Punjab Police has for the first time confirmed that Olympian boxer Vijender Singh did take drugs, saying he took heroin nearly 12 times between December 2012 and February 2013. The police are now trying to prove this forensically. Is this going...
  • Drug haul: Police advised against collecting Vijender's samples April 1, 2013

    Chandigarh: In a setback for the Punjab Police investigating the Mohali drug haul case, the district attorney of Fatehgarh Saheb on Monday advised its probe team against collecting blood and hair samples of boxer Vijender Singh. The police had earlier on Monday collected the blood and hair samples of boxer...
  • Drug haul: Ram Singh's blood samples collected April 1, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Punjab Police has collected the hair and blood samples of boxer Ram Singh in the Mohali drug haul case. It now remains to be seen whether Olympian Vijender Singh will be next as the police have said that he consumed drugs. The Punjab Police say that the investigation into...
  • Drug haul recovery to the tune of Rs 484 cr: Police April 1, 2013

    Chandigarh: Punjab Police claimed the value of drugs seized from alleged NRI narcotics dealer Anoop Singh Kahlon's house was to the tune of Rs 484 crore. Citing the figure given by Kahlon and Kulwant Singh, who were arrested by Fatehgarh Sahib police in the heroin seizure case, police said the...
  • 'Vijender took drugs, but won't be arrested for now' April 1, 2013

    Chandigarh: In a big blow to India's champion boxer, the Punjab Police has for the first time confirmed that Olympian boxer Vijender Singh did take drugs, saying he took heroin nearly 12 times between December 2012 and February 2013. The police are now trying to prove this forensically. The police's...
  • Vijender consumed drugs as many as 12 times: Police March 31, 2013

    Chandigarh: A Punjab Police probe has revealed that Olympian Vijender Singh took drugs 12 times and boxer Ram Singh about five times between December 2012 and February 2013. The investigation reveals both Vijender and Ram allegedly procured the drug from Anoop Singh Kahlon and Rocky for personal consumption. The investigation also...
  • Drugs haul: Boxer Ram Singh dismissed by Punjab Police March 28, 2013

    Fatehgarh Sahib: International boxer Ram Singh, sparring partner of Olympian Vijender Singh was on Thursday dismissed by Punjab Police in connection with the recent recovery of 26 kg of heroin worth Rs 130 crore. SubInspector Sarabjit Singh, who was close to a retired Senior Superintendent of Police, was also dismissed...
  • Mohali drug haul: Retd DSP, NRI among 3 arrested March 19, 2013

    Fatehgarh Sahib: A retired DSP of Uttar Pradesh Police and two persons including a UK-based NRI were on Tuesday arrested in the over Rs 130-crore heroin recovery case in which another NRI Anoop Singh Kahlon was already in police net and Olympic winner Vijender Singh was quizzed last week. A...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Italian marines, boxer Vijender Singh March 17, 2013

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  • Police want Vijender's blood samples to be collected in presence of an officer March 14, 2013

    Chandigarh: After boxer Vijender Singh refused to submit samples for drug testing, the Punjab Police is seeking court orders to collect them. The police have said that the samples have to be collected in the presence of its investigation Officer. Sources said that the refusal of Vijender, who is a Deputy...
  • Mohali drug haul: Peddler Kahlon remanded to police custody March 13, 2013

    Chandigarh: Anup Singh Kahlon, the key accused in the Mohali drug bust, was on Wednesday remanded to police custody till March 16. Anup Singh Kahlon was arrested after over 30 kg of heroin was found in his house on the outskirts of Chandigarh. The drugs recovered are worth over Rs...
  • Vijender Singh not cooperating in the drug bust probe: sources March 13, 2013

    Chandigarh: Olympic medallist Vijender Singh is not cooperating in the multi-crore drug bust probe, said Punjab Police sources. The police is likely to explore legal options to test for drugs after the boxer refused to give blood samples. The Punjab Police have decided to move court for permission to obtain...